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Post Tenebras Lux

Post Tenebras Lux
  • 2012
  • Mexico/France/Netherlands/Germany
  • 115 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Carlos Reygadas
  • Written by: Carlos Reygadas
  • Cast: Adolfo Jiménez Castro, Nathalia Acevedo, Willebaldo Torres
  • Language: Spanish/English/French
  • UK release: 22 March 2013

Implausible and exasperating film about a wealthy Mexican couple (Jiménez Castro, Acevedo) and their children living in the countryside surrounded people of a much lower social class. Despite the lack of character development and story, Reygadas is a modern master and there's something suggestive about it.

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Post Tenebras Lux

18 Mar 20134 stars

A probing, ambitious and frequently exasperating work from Mexican visionary Carlos Reygadas

The marvellous Mexican director Carlos Reygadas (Japon, Battle in Heaven, Silent Light) is a filmmaker given to making films that jar. Whether it is a suicidal solitary having sex with a woman in her mid-seventies or the aloof sex club where the central…

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