Cinema Escapist

Exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens

Argentina

Review: Wild Tales (Argentina, 2014)

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Argentina's shortlisted nominee for the 2014 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar packs six standalone shorts with themes of revenge and fantasy -- one short eerily...

Review: La Salada (Argentina, 2014)

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La Salada is a multicultural feast from Argentina, a film which mixes Korean, Mandarin, Quechua, and Spanish in a novel take on the immigrant experience.

Review: The Aura (Argentina, 2005)

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In the dying days of high school AP Spanish, my teacher (who was slated to retire after the year as well) decided to turn our...

Review: Chinese Take-Away (Argentina, 2011)

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Across antipodes, life’s absurdities find a home in the 2011 Argentine comedy-drama Chinese Take-Away (trailer). Starring renowned Argentine actor Ricardo Darín and the Taiwanese-Argentine Ignacio...