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/10
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La flor (Part 1)

La flor (Parte 1)

Directed by Mariano Llinás
Argentina, 2018
Drama

Synopsis

Part one of La flor comprises two episodes: a B-film with a cursed mummy and a musical-romantic drama combined with a mystery, both without any real ending.

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La flor (Part 1) Directed by Mariano Llinás

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2018 | Special Mention: Junior Jury Award

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2017 | Winner: Hubert Bals Fund Audience Award - La Flor (Part 1)

2019

CPH:DOX

2019

“La Flor” is perhaps more fun to think about than to sit through, though there are some exquisitely beautiful sequences.
August 01, 2019
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It’s fitting that the film starts with a mummy movie: in its heartfelt, head-on approach to genre, La Flor can be seen as an attempt to reanimate a succession of dead or dying forms. Many films in one, it thrives on multiplicity and abundance.
January 02, 2019
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The results are often loose ends, tied hastily, even haphazardly, as well as broad emotional brushstrokes, with ample use of cultural shorthand. Yet these films can make for addictive, visually riveting viewing.
January 02, 2019

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