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Si muero antes de despertar

Carlos Hugo Christensen Argentina, 1952

josé neves's rating of the film If I Should Die Before I Wake

Rewatch in a 35 mm copy, so in better conditions than the 1st time, but also with some sound problems. A mastery of narrative art, through a separation between universes, the adults and their terror and authority and the children, the virtues of their playing and the nightmares that adults inscribe in their dreams. A film that conjugates that spirit with the lyricism of survival that reaches the heights of darkness.