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Jauja (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama, Western | 27 November 2014 (Argentina)
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A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.

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A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.

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When the writers began to outline the story, the main character was British. Later they decided to move away a little from the context of the English in 19th century Argentina; it occurred to them that the character could be Danish and started to think of Viggo Mortensen as a possible choice for the lead role. They continued rewriting the film with him in mind until Mortensen himself also began to get involved and to provide lots of ideas, thus leading to his casting. See more »

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Dengang jeg drog af sted
Written by Peter Faber
Performed by Emil Horneman
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A film any should see
8 December 2014 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

This film eases even the most savage man. It's a movie that must be seen with calm and patience due to its "low-revolutions" script. The world created for this story is more than great; in less than five minutes we feel immersed in this appeased lands of introspective and humidity, tons of humidity. I get my hands off the keyboard to applaud Lisandro Alonso and Fabian Casas for the sublime script. Choosing to play with such an abstract theme as it is the "dreaming/paralel world/spiritual trip" is admirable but challenging and they got through it in the most smooth way. Even though I really enjoyed Jauja I was left with a bittersweet taste, and this taste was brought by the format/size the movie was projected (4:3). I felt that my heart was ripped apart with each landscape maimed. My regards, Guido.


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