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Pájaros de verano

Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego Colombia, 2018

Jason's rating of the film Birds of Passage

Guerra and Gallego have followed up what is by all accounts a pretty trippy b&w art film w/ something that at least hints at the commercial (whilst remaining arty). BIRDS OF PASSAGE would seems to capitalize on the current popularity of Latin America-based narco narratives. Fundamentally a film about toxic pride, it represents indigenous communities without resorting excessively to trite mysticism or ethno-pageantry.