Essential Cinema: Lucrecia Martel's Salta Trilogy

LA CIENAGA

Directed by Lucrecia Martel

France, Spain, Japan, 2001, 1h 43min, 35mm, In Spanish with English Subtitles

Essential Cinema  Lucrecia Martel's Salta Trilogy

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Showtime

Thu, Mar 26

Pricing

General Public
$11.25 evening / $9 matinee

$3 discounts for AFS MAKE & WATCH members. Free for LOVE & Premiere.

Lucrecia Martel’s first film depicts a middle class family in Argentina as it slides further and further into malaise and distrust. Psychologically probing and minutely observed, this made Martel a filmmaker to watch. In 35mm.

REVIEWS

Creates a vision of social malaise that feels paradoxically familiar and new.” – Stephen Holden, The New York Times

The triumph of La Cienaga lies in Martel’s way of fashioning the kind of ensemble performance that draws us in by convincing us we’re watching behavior, not acting.” – Jay Carr, Boston Globe

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