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13 Ratings

Beyond the Mountains

Yama No Anata - Para Além das Montanhas

Directed by Aya Koretzky
Portugal, 2011


Through the letters received from friends and family who remained in Japan, the filmmaker recalls the past and reflects on moving to Portugal and leaving Tokyo.

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Beyond the Mountains Directed by Aya Koretzky

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Beyond the Mountains

    DVD projection. In the recent cinema made in Portugal, this is one of the most beautiful examples of a film out of rules and, above all, of local normativity. A family portrait that does not consist in a mere narcissistic illustration of a proximity but in a formal invective, images and sounds, which through its structure leads us to its essence: the structure of the Human in its vegetal organicity, that is, rooted.

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