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33 Ratings

La flor

Directed by Mariano Llinás
Argentina, 2018


In all the stories that Llinas presents to us here with his narrative flair, well-known from Extraordinary Stories, we see the same four actresses, but each time in different roles: Elisa Carricajo, Valeria Correa, Pilar Gamboa, Laura Paredes – we also see them grow and get older.

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La flor 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 | Winner: Hubert Bals Fund Audience Award (Part 2)



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
La Flor, with its unprecedented length and madcap ambitions, its grand and giddy love of cinema, its reveling in erudite citation and homage, as much as its pulpy, get-dirty delve into B and B-genre disguises, constantly flirts with the real.
January 02, 2019

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