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Asfixia (2018)




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After leaving prison where he learned to care for the sick, Alma, an albino woman, intends to recover at all costs his little daughter who inherited the same stigma. To achieve this, she is forced to take care at night of Clemente, a hypochondriac with a compulsive obsession to avoid a sudden death. The relationship between the two will go from suspicion and fear to tenderness and love.


Critic Reviews for Asfixia

All Critics (6)

Asfixia works, and is able to inject a ray of hope into a world that seems to be covered in shadows. [Full review in Spanish]

November 21, 2019 | Full Review…

The novelty in 'Asfixia' is its commitment to move from despair to a dream universe of liberating possibilities. [Full Review in Spanish]

November 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Every relationship shows a different type of affect: love, devotion, and obstinacy. With this, Asfixia attempts to make clear that even that recurring dream that seems intangible and unreachable can materialize. [Full Review in Spanish]

October 21, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The film manages to draw the multiple edges of things: an angelic side and an almost mortuary side in the presence of Alma, as well as complexity in people and injustice. [Full Review in Spanish]

October 20, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Asphyxia develops the symbol of a woman in search of many things. [Full Review in Spanish]

October 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite the film not fulfilling its promise, it is still an interesting entry in commercial Mexican cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]

October 24, 2018 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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