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BAFICI 2012: BESTIAIRE BY DENIS COTÉ

By Catherine Jessica Beed

In the opening sequence of Bestiaire, three artists sketch a doe, slowly revealed to be dead and stuffed. The differing ways they focus on recreating the animal, one outlining, one laying the foundation for texture over form, initially coaxes a thoughtful introspection, that each of us in one moment viewing the same thing will always differ in our interests and perceptions of what we are seeing.

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BAFICI 2012: ALOIS NEBEL BY TOMÁS LUNÁK

By Mónica Delgado

Alois Nebel is an adaptation of Jaroslav Rudiš andJaromír 99’s graphic novel, realized in rotoscoping: A technique which traces animated movements shot by shot following a previous real filming (as in Linklater’s A Scanner Darkly or Waking Life)

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BAFICI 2012: TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY BY TOMAS ALFREDSON

By John A. Riley

At one point in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Kathy Burke’s dejected, alcoholic ex-secret service researcher is enthusing about the good old days. Gary Oldman’s George Smiley reminds her that she’s talking about the era of World War Two, and she responds, dewy-eyed: “a real war… Englishmen could be proud then.”

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BAFICI 2012: TABÚ DE MIGUEL GOMES

Por Mónica Delgado

Tabú es un filme de referencias al cine de antaño, un relato en dos partes marcadas («Paraíso perdido» y «Paraíso»). Es una oda a la nostalgia en blanco y negro, a la estética expresiva del cine silente, que cuenta con chispazos de humor brillante y una banda sonora sesentera y pop.

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