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Crónica de un niño solo

Leonardo Favio Argentina, 1965

Brotherdeacon's rating of the film Chronicle of a Boy Alone

It's uber smash-mouth study hall in dirty underpants, it's bad-blood bicker, it's cowardly group-think on broken glass. Tyranny is that which we hate when we can't spell economic deformity ratio, or dialectical nosebleed. Freedom is a movie about trauma, cigarros, drunken ghosts, Peronistas, a borrowed Italian horse, barrio dicks in mud, rented girls, a river of excrement and a song about a drum that's pretty okay.