La León
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Santiago Otheguy's drama La León tells the tale of an Argentinean ferry captain who feuds with a local homosexual harvester because the harvester keeps seducing local men. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Otheguy might still be working out the convincing details of human nature, but one film in, he already has the hang of panoramic loneliness."
‑ Wesley Morris, Boston Globe
"Determinedly shot in grainy black-and-white, with a bass clarinet portraying the unabashedly-queer bookbinder's life, director/writer Santiago Otheguy has crafted a loving portrait that few will have the patience to finish, much less understand."
‑ S. James Wegg, JWR
"The evocative milieu and stunning cinematography both underscore Otheguy's atmosphere of isolation, but his lack of momentum, character development, and deepening of themes make us feel mighty alone, too. Maybe that's the point."
‑ Aaron Hillis, Village Voice
"Paced with a steady ebb and flow of tidal-like transitions, Santiago Otheguy's impressive debut feature juxtaposes images of natural order with human acts of destruction."
‑ Rob Humanick, Slant Magazine
"The film's most interesting aspect is the hauntingly beautiful depiction of this world and the isleños, its inhabitants."
‑ Monika Fabian, Time Out New York
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