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Cristián Jiménez's film knows how entangled the will to know is with the will to make love. Read full review
This isn't a story of Shakespearean proportions, but it's a sweet peg for this complex, carefully constructed gem.
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Bonsái seems like a veritable thicket of illuminating references and correspondences. A kind of poetry sprouts up even in some of the inevitable sad-twee flourishes. Read full review
There's nothing obscure about young love and loss, and a story, as Mr. Jiménez put it, about "youngsters who have to deal with this sudden lack of certainties which makes them more lonely than they could have ever imagined." Read full review
By turns gentle, deadpan, droll and sarcastic, Jimenez's film reflects on Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past" to track a sweet but doomed love affair between literary -- and pleasurably randy -- college students. Read full review
Jiménez's drama is crisply imprinted; another fine recent Chilean effort. Read full review
Cristián Jiménez's dust-dry dramedy attests to the writer-director's own bibliophilia (the film is literally divided by chapter pages), as well as his lead actor's ability to milk a deadpan look that would make Buster Keaton proud. Read full review
Jimenez makes a youthful film about sex, lies and literature that has the awkward charm of first love. Read full review
It has its moments, although the charmless main character Julio (played by Diego Noguera) begins to get on your nerves, as he seems incapable of extricating himself from difficult situations. Read full review
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