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La Siesta del Tigre

Directed by Maximiliano Schonfeld
Argentina, 2016
Documentary, Drama


Along distant and desolate streams, five men start looking for the fossil of the largest feline that has ever inhabited these lands – the saber-toothed tiger –, holding onto the hope of saving themselves through the sale of the bones of the tiger.

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La Siesta del Tigre Directed by Maximiliano Schonfeld

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  • josé neves's rating of the film La Siesta del Tigre

    Unlike Trapero's mess, we have a clever not noisy observation of the people and little camera movements that are doing much more expressiveness, exactly because of that territorial reserve: either of cinematic expression, either of filmed space. The final part, on its way to magical realism, gives us an unusual material perspective of it, through the footage of natural elements: a craving for fable and its space(s).

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