Such Is Life
Such Is Life (2000)

Using digital video and a skeleton crew, master filmmaker Arturo Ripstein boldly reworks the ancient Greek drama Medea, employing a dizzying array of flashbacks and Brechtian devices. The film focuses on Julia (Arcelia Ramirez) who works as… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: September 25, 2007
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Worthwhile, but more interesting than good.

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Jorge Avila Andrade

Mantiene la característica ripsteniana de presentar un mundo cruel y desesperanzado, en el que viven las clases más marginadas de nuestra sociedad.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The overriding fault for this art-house film was that it is not poetic.

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Arthur Lazere

The film becomes too much of a one-note rant, ultimately shutting down the viewer's empathy rather than engaging it.

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