Even the Rain (Meme La Pluie)
Even the Rain (Meme La Pluie) (2011)

TAMBIEN LA LLUVIA sets up an intriguing dialogue about Spanish imperialism through incidents taking place some 500 years apart, while examining the personal belief systems of the members of a film crew headed by director Sebastian (Gael… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 18, 2011
DVD Release Date: May 16, 2011
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Bollaín and Laverty offer a cutting, self-critical analysis of their medium while finding an honest and effective perspective on history...

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Director Iciar Bollain remains such an extraordinary director of actors that in every scene some surprising nuance counters the literalism of the script.

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Myriam Ghattas
Daily News Egypt

It is a movie that, at the very least, incites the spectator to self-reflect.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

A film within a film within a film, Even the Rain holds up a hall of mirrors to the Third World and invites us to look in.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Despite the whiff of a Hollywood ending, "Even the Rain" is a refreshing import.

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Roger Moore
Movie Nation

Well-acted and always with an ear cocked, listening for its own social relevance.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

The most outstanding performance comes from Aduviri, an indigenous Aymara from Bolivia, who was nominated for the Best Newcomer award at Spain's Oscars, the Goyas.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Even the Rain strikes a deep and resonant chord.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post

Even the Rain is pure cinema, complete with some fruity subtitles in English.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An intriguing Spanish drama that raises many complex questions about morality with well-constructed characters who have solid motivations for their actions, and… More
Jesse Ortega
I don't think I have a lot to say about the movie really, it's quite self-explanatory but it is a very good film. I think it manages to tell an… More
Reid Volk
Dedicated to Howard Zinn, the famous New Left historian, Even the Rain looks at imperialism from the perspective of the exploited. It is an interesting effort,… More
Daniel Parsons
Film-making of the highest quality, with a complex dual narrative, realistically written characters and superb acting.
Walter M.
On location for a film shoot in Bolivia, Sebastian(Gael Garcia Bernal), the director, arranges for an open call which brings out a very long line of applicants… More
Kyle S
A high 8, low 9 out of 10. More to come...