What kind of movie is this? Where could it possibly be heading?" Normally, if you find yourself asking such questions, say, a half-hour into a movie, it’s a sign that either the film is a hopeless, unfocused muddle that doesn’t know what it’s up to or it’s purposefully oblique, taking us on a journey to new and unexpected cinematic destinations. Happily, “Futuro Beach” is a prime example of the latter. [Its] unusual artistic itinerary is mirrored by a significant geographic-cultural one.
February 27, 2015