Vengo (2001)

Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has been torn to pieces by the death of his beloved daughter. He constantly visits her grave, weeps silently at her photo and has transferred… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 7, 2001
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle

The combination of drama and music gives the film a stop-and-go quality, like a mixture of documentary and fiction.

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Jordan Levin
Miami Herald

A starkly beautiful ode to flamenco culture.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

challenging and engaging

Margaret Putnam
Dallas Morning News

Captures the imagination even without a plot.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Feels like a song you may have heard before, but one whose aching beauty makes it endlessly listenable.

MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Spare and beautiful visually, lush and bracing aurally...

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Patrick Z. McGavin
Chicago Tribune

Filled with dazzling moments, Vengo never quite reaches the heights those moments promise.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Truly arouses.

Kim Morgan

An often soul-stirring experience showcasing some of the best flamenco artists in the world.

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