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Ellipsis or Waiting for barbarians

Puntos suspensivos o Esperando a los bárbaros

Directed by Edgardo Cozarinsky
Argentina, 1971
Drama, Avant-Garde


M. is a common man, and we see his everyday life as he wonders through the city. But he’s also a reactionary priest, a survivor of the right wing- a character who is uncomfortable about living in his own time.

Ellipsis or Waiting for barbarians Directed by Edgardo Cozarinsky

Critics reviews

Argentine author and filmmaker Cozarinsky’s debut feature is at first glance almost indistinguishable from any other European or American leftist fare of the late 60s/early 70s… Yet Cozarinsky’s play with film genre conventions and literary narrative formal strategies are truly singular, which has made this one of the most important Latin American films of all time.
October 15, 2014
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