El Sur (The South)
El Sur (The South) (1988)

El Sur (The South) is the story of Estrella (Iciar Bollain), a little girl from Southern Spain who has been uprooted to the North. Estrella maintains a sentimentalized attachment to the region of her birth, an attachment manifested in her… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 15, 1988
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James Mottram
Total Film

Artfully made, tender and touching.

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Mike McCahill

Another hour was planned before funding was cut, yet the ellipses only add to its hushed, haunting mystery: even in its "unfinished" state, the final movement is little short of heartbreaking.

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Kate Muir
Times (UK)

It's a haunting, delicate portrait of childhood, with a father who oozes mystery.

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Fernando F. Croce

Exquisitely lucid and tender about childhood's shifting emotional spaces

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David Jenkins
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