The Last Christeros
The Last Christeros (2013)

In anticipation of our survey of contemporary Mexican cinema, GENMEX (running September 6-12), we showcase Matías Meyer's THE LAST CHRISTEROS, a highly unusual historical film that takes a meditative, nearly non-narrative approach to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 30, 2013
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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Mr. Meyer adheres to a cinema of broad experience by casting rugged but uninspiring nonprofessionals and focusing on the rebels' long, lonely struggle rather than on triumph and tactics.

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Aaron Cutler
Village Voice

A war film consumed with waiting.

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Bill Weber
Slant Magazine

The film forsakes most of the underdog sentimentality found in traditional genre treatments of noble sacrifice.

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