Sherman’s March

Sherman’s March

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SHERMAN’S MARCH DE ROSS McELWEE

Por Nicolás Carrasco

Sherman’s March (1986) muestra la búsqueda de su realizador, Ross McElwee, por encontrar una novia sureña, mientras recorre las ciudades, también sureñas, que el general del Norte William Sherman arrasó durante la Guerra Civil Norteamericana. La película es, por un lado, un documental histórico sobre Sherman y, principalmente, un diario fílmico que le sirve a su director para lidiar con una reciente ruptura amorosa. En su recorrido McElwee conoce y conversa con todo tipo de mujeres solteras y visita antiguas novias, la mayoría ahora comprometidas con otras personas.

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