Cuates de Australia (Drought)
Cuates de Australia (Drought) (2012)

Residents from the ejido (communal land) Los Cuates de Australia in Northeast Mexico perform every year a massive exodus to look for water during drought. In this exile, men, women, elders, and children wait for the first drops of water to… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: August 10, 2012
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Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times

[González] keeps his distance, leaving room for plenty of thoughtfully framed compositions and allowing the hush of a dried-up land to predominate.

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

Everado González isn't above capturing some striking landscape shots, seemingly for the shear desolate prettiness of it, but they always double as a reminder of the very real plight facing the subjects.

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