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The Blood of A Poet

Stills from The Blood of A Poet (Jean Cocteau, 1930), starring by Chilean actor Enrique Riveros as the poet

Le Sang d’un Poète is the first avant-garde film directed by… 594 mais palavras


My Pilgrim Origins

I have a vague memory of striking up a conversation with a young man on a train in Europe. I asked about the yellow arrow pin he was sporting on his hat. 379 mais palavras

Camino De Santiago

Viridiana (1961)

Viridiana starts off with a young nun, Viridiana, being pressured by her Mother Superior to go and visit her uncle (played by Fernando Rey a frequent collaborator of Buñuel, also known for being the bad guy in both French Connection films). 298 mais palavras


Festival de cine

I am enthusiastic about sharing that here in Ottawa we are celebrating Latin American Film. Being shown are films from Paraguay, Guatemala, Cuba, Argentina, Brazil and more.   125 mais palavras


Belle De Jour (1967)

Despite prevailing in surrealist movements, Luis Buñuel’s films are a staple in any critically acclaimed film list. When discussing prostitution and motion pictures with film scholars, each one directed me straight to the masterpiece that is  397 mais palavras