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Vazante Reviews

March 10, 2020
The long frame suits Thomas's preoccupation with the mountainous terrain and the movement of human bodies across it, which are beautiful to witness but can't compensate for the story's ever-dwindling momentum.
April 6, 2018
An epic of desperation, clotted emotions, racism and innocence destroyed, "Vazante" is chillingly beautiful and thoroughly awful, stuffed with grief and tragedy while wrestling with the dynamics of power.
Full Review | Original Score: A
February 1, 2018
Any director this far along in developing an assured visual style truly is a director to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 25, 2018
At its center is a dramatist's purest of wishes: to capture the interiority of people in dire circumstances, to make us see what they see and feel what they feel.
January 24, 2018
The ending has a feeling of inevitability but is nonetheless shocking, a tragedy resulting from an original sin that haunts, and will continue to haunt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 23, 2018
Every frame of Inti Briones's starkly gorgeous black-and-white cinematography ... hints at an inherent contradiction, either visually, in the narrative or in its larger themes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 12, 2018
The languidly-paced picture has a staggering array of beautiful images and vistas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 10, 2018
It's an austere, pitiless world and might be a near-unbearable, unwatchable one if the director Daniela Thomas didn't hook you early. But she does ...
January 10, 2018
With Vazante, Thomas imagines, convincingly, with Faulknerian reach and density, the details of those lives, what being them might have felt like.
February 20, 2017
[A] darkly mysterious period fable.
February 10, 2017
Transfixing in its formal rigor, impressive craft and striking visual beauty.