Francis Vogner Dos Reis

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Cine latinoamericano

LOCARNO 2021: A MÁQUINA INFERNAL DE FRANCIS VOGNER DOS REIS

Por Mónica Delgado

A Máquina Infernal (The Infernal Machine) es el debut en la dirección del crítico de cine y programador brasileño Francis Vogner Dos Reis. Si bien Vogner tiene experiencia como guionista, productor e incluso actor en algunos films independientes de cine brasileño (fue guionista de Jogo das Decapitações (2013), de Sergio Bianchi; O Último Trago (2016), de Pedro Diógenes, Luiz Pretti y Ricardo Pretti; and Os Sonâmbulos (2018), de Tiago Mata Machado), esta es una primera muestra incursión en la dirección que permite conocer cuáles son esas filias o motivaciones, aquí asociadas a códigos del cine de género (el cine de terror más conceptual), liado a una crítica social desde el mundo obrero automatizado.

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Film Festival Reports

LOCARNO 2021: A MÁQUINA INFERNAL BY FRANCIS VOGNER DOS REIS

By Mónica Delgado

A Maquina Infernal (The Infernal Machine) is the directorial debut of the Brazilian film critic and programmer Francis Vogner Dos Reis. It is also one of the few Latin American shorts seen in this 74th edition of the Locarno Film Festival. Although Vogner has experience as a screenwriter, producer and even actor in some independent Brazilian films (he was a screenwriter for Jogo das Decapitações (2013), by Sergio Bianchi; O Último Trago (2016), by Pedro Diógenes, Luiz Pretti and Ricardo Pretti; and Os Sonâmbulos (2018), by Tiago Mata Machado), this is a first foray into direction that allows us to know what those affiliations or motivations are, here associated with codes of genre cinema (the most conceptual horror cinema), bundled to a social critique from an automated working-class world. The thing is, Vogner comes off fine.

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