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Tape

Richard Linklater Estados Unidos, 2001

Mugino's rating of the film Tape (La cinta)

Grainy handheld video and the pallid seediness of a cheap motel room provide the stage for this layered confessional. Self-serving subjectivity and disingenuous motivations bounce among the cast, made more claustrophobic and suffocating by the transition from theatre to screen. A bit 'stagey' at times, but the performances and dialogue are penetrating and memorable.