Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias

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Film Festival Reports

TIFF 2007. WAVELENGTHS: COCOTE BY NELSON CARLO DE LOS SANTOS ARIAS

By Aldo Padilla

Religious catharsis, a contact with God, the rhythmic movement that allows one to feel a presence that goes beyond the evident, a painful dance, shaped like a prayer. The ecstasy that the faithful reach through praises and supplications to God makes them lose their conscience, leaving aside everything that is logical. A sound marks the way to this particular nirvana, a rhythm, mix of crying, movement and all the emotions that try to get out,  a strange way of celebrating death.

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Cine latinoamericano

TIFF 2007. WAVELENGTHS: COCOTE DE NELSON CARLO DE LOS SANTOS ARIAS

Por Aldo Padilla

En Cocote, la muerte es un extraño hilo conductor que va conectando al protagonista con un entorno extraño, desde una familia a la cual pareciera desconocer, un pueblo que se ve lejano, unas costumbres que se ven casi sacrílegas desde su conservador punto de vista y un sentimiento de venganza que el trata de rechazar a toda costa, pero que pareciera ser un virus que infecta a todo a su paso.

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