Even the Rain (Meme La Pluie)
Even the Rain (Meme La Pluie) (2011)

TAMBIEN LA LLUVIA sets up an intriguing dialogue about Spanish imperialism through incidents taking place some 500 years apart, while examining the personal belief systems of the members of a film crew headed by director Sebastian (Gael… More

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Release Date: May 16, 2011
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Bollaín and Laverty offer a cutting, self-critical analysis of their medium while finding an honest and effective perspective on history...

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Director Iciar Bollain remains such an extraordinary director of actors that in every scene some surprising nuance counters the literalism of the script.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

Well-acted and always with an ear cocked, listening for its own social relevance.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

A film within a film within a film, Even the Rain holds up a hall of mirrors to the Third World and invites us to look in.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Despite the whiff of a Hollywood ending, "Even the Rain" is a refreshing import.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post

Even the Rain is pure cinema, complete with some fruity subtitles in English.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

The most outstanding performance comes from Aduviri, an indigenous Aymara from Bolivia, who was nominated for the Best Newcomer award at Spain's Oscars, the Goyas.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Even the Rain strikes a deep and resonant chord.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Gripping...

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Reid Volk
Dedicated to Howard Zinn, the famous New Left historian, Even the Rain looks at imperialism from the perspective of the exploited. It is an interesting effort,… More
Daniel Parsons
Film-making of the highest quality, with a complex dual narrative, realistically written characters and superb acting.
Carlos Magalhães
An intriguing Spanish drama that raises many questions about morality without ever giving in to easy answers. All characters are well constructed and have solid… More
Kyle S
A high 8, low 9 out of 10. More to come...
Walter M.
On location for a film shoot in Bolivia, Sebastian(Gael Garcia Bernal), the director, arranges for an open call which brings out a very long line of applicants… More

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