This is a rare entry for my blog. I was deeply moved by this speech, and it expressed many views I share with the man I am proud to have voted to be president of my country. Much as I was in awe of his eloquence and heart-warming simplicity, I was also appalled by the Read more »
So, we´re about to show MONSTRUO to an audience for the first time. It´s only a private premiere, but we are superexcited after over a year of work on the film. Monstruo is a relentless thriller, directed by Berlin-based Carlos Morelli, starring two of Uruguay´s most renowned character actors: Roberto Jones and Roberto Suárez. If Read more
About a year ago, an editor asked me to write an analysis of the creation of myth in an audiovisual product. I decided to write about a film trailer I had just seen, which I found fascinating. This article is the result of that commission. Hope you enjoy it. A film trailer must necessarily draw Read more »
Desde ese día en que todos nos enteramos que el cuerpo de Luis Alberto Spinetta dio su último suspiro, personalmente pasé por varios estados. Desée poder esconderme en alguna parte mientras pasaba todo el desfile de tristeza publicitada y mercantilización de la muerte, recordé los pocos pero inolvidables momentos que compartí con él, y los Read more »
This is the second guest post ever on The Wander life, by travel blogger extraordinaire Joe, who shows a flair for film criticism as well. I added my favorite travel movie of all times at the bottom! Enjoy! If you’re a traveller, what’s the next best thing to travelling? Daydreaming about it? Writing about? Talking Read more »
Over the last few weeks, somewhere between watching a bit of Food Inc, as part of research for a documentary (I couldn´t stomach 10 minutes of it…), reading about the latest cutbacks to personal freedom compliments of the Obama administration, and watching Chris Hodges’ speech on the empire´s severe decline; somewhere along the line, I Read more »
Years ago, when I was planning my first visit to Istanbul, I tried to get hired to interview Pamuk, just because I wanted to meet him. I hadn’t tried hard enough, and I thought my chances of seeing Pamuk had vanished forever. A dream come true Only five minutes ago, a few blocks from my Read more »
I have done many things in my life, but I am pretty sure this is the first time I´ve had a class at a beach bar, in a biking, drinking white wine and nibbling on calamari. NÉKTAR FILMS` project THE ISLAND OF JUSTICE was selected for a production workshop with a very interesting Argentinean producer, Read more »
On this day last year, I was not in the best terms with Saint Cecilia. I was feeling a little bit angry about some of the sacrifices I sometimes made for music & musicians. What came out of those emotions on her day were this too half angry-half worshipy poems.
Ruben Rada´s Life Achievement Award and Max Capote´s Best New Artist nomination. Latin Grammys do Uruguay.
El estreno de Raúl en casa fue un momento inolvidable para todos.
Estrenando la película en casa
We shot an unforgettable film and we survived (and thrived).
MONSTRUO by CARLOS MORELLI. A NEKTAR FILMS production.
Coproducers: La ofi cine Berlin, Cinescopio Mexico.
With funding from the Uruguayan Film Institute.