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As Chilean writer-director Alicia Scherson's debut feature, the psychodrama Play explores the ramifications of an infatuation that threatens to erupt into full-blown obsession. It unfolds in Santiago, Chile, where Cristina (Viviana Herrera), a young Mapuche who hails from the country's southern regions, works as a caregiver for a Hungarian émigré. After Tristan (Andres Ulloa), a well-to-do architect recently abandoned by his wife Irene (Aline Küppenheim), is accosted and robbed near the Hungarian's residence, Cristina happens to find his briefcase the following morning (in a metal… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Finally, a winning and sensitive take on modern metropolitan life across the class divide."
‑ Wally Hammond, Time Out
"Scherson creates a host of enjoyably idiosyncratic characters, including Tristan's flamboyant blind mother and her magician lover. And beneath the visual stylisation and ironic humour lies a perceptive enquiry into identity and class."
‑ Tom Dawson, Total Film
"An offbeat, quietly absorbing film that manages to depict loneliness without being depressing. It's light on emotional impact, though."
‑ Anna Smith, Empire Magazine
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