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Fireflies (Luciérnagas)2018

Fireflies (Luciérnagas) (2018)




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When Ramin hid on a cargo ship leaving Turkey, he never expected to end up in Veracruz, Mexico by accident. Having escaped persecution as a young gay man in his home country, Iran, he suddenly finds himself far from everything he knows, living the life of an exile in this nostalgic, tropical port where his past and future are constantly confronted by new relationships and revivified desires.


Critic Reviews for Fireflies (Luciérnagas)

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (1)

Fireflies is rich in food for thought, opening up unexplored parallels between its characters...

March 12, 2019 | Full Review…

In her latest film, Bani Khoshnoudi continues to talk about the need for something intangible and indescribable but necessary. [Full Review in Spanish]

December 9, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Being an Iranian filmmaker the architect of this proposal indicates that a gender perspective can transform a whole social landscape. [Full Review in Spanish]

September 30, 2019 | Full Review…

Although the film calmly and sensitively portrays empathy and hope in difficult times, it is an irregular journey of pursuit of personal freedom that has an ambiguous structure in its narrative. [Full Review in Spanish]

September 22, 2019 | Full Review…

This is a warmly provocative film that touches on big issues in personal ways, adding nice textures to the connections people make between each other.

June 24, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

[A] poignant, artfully made drama.... Marandi gives an affecting, internal performance;.... Luis Alberti smolders with intensity.

June 14, 2019 | Full Review…

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