Madre

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    Guy LodgeVariety
    Rodrigo Sorogoyen expands his Oscar-nominated white-knuckler of a short in a most unexpected way: slower, calmer and imbued with metaphysical mystery.
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    Boyd van HoeijHollywood Reporter
    It is undeniable that Sorogoyen is a master filmmaker. His work with his actors is impressive, with Nieto, in a fully bilingual performance, and Porier are both natural yet nuanced.
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    William RepassSlant Magazine
    Rodrigo Sorogoyen's feature-length Madre contemplates how memories of loss linger and distort the present.
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    Carmina Martínez MartínezEl antepenúltimo mohicano
    An excellent work... distinguishes itself by the scriptwriters capturing in the protagonist a complex inner world. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Mikel ZorrillaEspinof
    The tone's constancy and not making it totally clear serve to make of 'Mother' a stimulating proposal. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Pablo VázquezFotogramas
    The superb technical skill of the director surprises once again. He doesn't give viewers what they want or expect, but rather submerges them into the poison of an ambiguous and murky story. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Guillem Martinez OyaCinematismo
    A film about lost relations between a son and a mother. A mother surviving his lost, at the same place where her child was lost. An audiovisual work of the duel and how to deal with it. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Andrea G. BermejoCinemanía (Spain)
    Marta Nieto gives us one of the best performances of the year. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Amber WilkinsonScreen International
    [Sorogoyen] demonstrates a masterful control of the emotional rhythms that ebb and flow throughout the film to unsettling and potent effect as he scrutinises the long-term aftermath of a mother's loss of a child.
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    Kaleem AftabCineuropa
    Madre is a movie that dares to be different. It succeeds because it has a strong central character, a sensational aesthetic and frames that move like ballet.
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