A Year Without Love (Un Ano sin amor)
A Year Without Love (Un Ano sin amor) (2005)

A writer infected with AIDS searches for love in the Buenos Aires club scene. As his condition worsens, he begins looking simply for sex.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 8, 2005
DVD Release Date: June 13, 2006
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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

There are some unforgettable images in the film, even though the story doesn't go much of anywhere.

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Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

A Year Without Love isn't a sex movie (so don't expect one), but a studied examination of how one man folds jarring events into the everyday fabric of his life.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Pablo's romantic quest eventually does become doggedly compelling.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

The openness of Minujín's understated, expressive portrayal lies at the core of an equally impressive film -- beautifully but unpretentiously shot and scored with spot-on supporting performances.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

[The film] may whip a rather specialized audience into a frenzy. But for others, A Year Without Love will be a less pleasurably painful experience.

S. James Wegg

Trying to succeed as a poet, living with a deranged family member, managing the ravages of HIV/AIDS - why does no one call back?

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Eddie Cockrell

Distaff helmer Anahi Berneri alternates between long lenses and jarring, fragmentary close-up shots, creating an assured and forceful visual cocktail that serves grim quest well.

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Emanuel Levy

An AIDS drama with a twist, this is one of the best gay-themed films of the year.

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Don Willmott

we get the chance to ponder whether some of the twisted deviants among us perhaps aren't as twisted or deviant as we first thought.

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