Along the way he uncovers a whole new, modern world dominated by animal machines and a variety of strange characters that are a far cry from the natural environment they came from.
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Soon a tragic accident leads to the death of one of Brenner’s beloved sons.
But when a second son is mysteriously killed, it seems evident that more than coincidence is at play.
With a keen eye that is both highly stylized and intimate, Gutiérrez captures Jorge’s life spent doing rudimentary “maintenance” on a building haunted by faded glory and knowing that with the demolition of the hotel will come the end of an era.
FILM REVIEW DIRECTOR: MORGAN KNIBBE - (THE NETHERLANDS) On 3 October 2013, a boat carrying 500 Eritrean refugees sank off the coast of the Italian island Lampedusa.
“An elegant Chinese puzzle of a movie, deftly constructed, and boosted by strong performances.”— Dino, a young Swedish girl, has fled Sweden’s mass unemployment for better fortune in Oslo.
But like many other young immigrant Swedes, she finds herself an outcast and barely surviving on irregular work and hard partying.
Abraham, one of the survivors, walks through a graveyard of shipwrecks and vividly remembers the nightmarish experience.