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A Paper Tiger

Un Tigre de Papel

Directed by Luis Ospina
Colombia, 2007


The life of Pedro Manrique Figueroa, a pioneer of collage in Colombia, is both incomplete and contradictory. Taking his life and work as a pretext, this mockumentary takes the viewer on a journey through history from the year 1934 up until 1981, when the artist mysteriously disappeared from view.

A Paper Tiger Directed by Luis Ospina

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A Paper Tiger is first and foremost a Zelig-like pastiche. Ospina brilliantly sells us on the idea that in the midst of this political turbulence, there’s one man who witnesses it all.
November 04, 2019
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