Films From Uruguay

"Wholly succeeds as an infectious look at one soldier of cinema losing his battle, but living to fight another day." - indieWIRE ... A Useful Life chronicles the demise of a small independent cinema in Montevideo, Uruguay, through the mournful eyes of middle-aged film programmer Jorge. Facing the imminent closure of his beloved cinémathèque, Jorge emerges from his bewildered, hermit-like existence... Read more
An exercise in tension, The Silent House is a horror movie in real time - filmed in a single take on a digital camera. ... Laura and her father visit a friend in the middle of nowhere. He leaves them with one instruction: upstairs is a mess and not safe - don't go there. But Laura's father does. ... Coming to MIFF direct from the Directors' Fortnight at Cannes, shot on a budget of six thousand dol... Read more
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