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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe
  • 2008
  • Mexico
  • 81 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Fernando Eimbcke
  • Cast: Diego Cataño, Hector Herrera, Daniela Valentine, Juan Carlos Lara II
  • Language: Spanish

When teenage Juan (Cataño) crashes the family car an absurdist journey unfolds in both ingenious and bewildering ways. Quirky and minor revelations undercut by subtle rumination is the name of the game here, and gentle meditations on boredom, poverty and America's fuel and labour hegemony appear throughout.

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Lake Tahoe

9 Jul 20094 stars

More small-time deadpan shenanigans from Fernando Eimbcke, the mischievous young Mexican writer/director of 2004’s Duck Season. In a sleepy sun-baked Mexican suburb, teenage Juan (Diego Cataño) crashes the family car. Stranded and fearful of…

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