Octubre Synopsis
A lonely moneylender (Bruno Odar) gets a chance at redemption when he takes in an abandoned infant.
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
With a visual style and a deadpan humor that owes an obvious debt to the Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki ("Drifting Clouds"), they hold...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Octubre has the feel of something Jim Jarmusch might have made in his early years -- lots of dark humor that you'll think of in the middle...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Octubre is a quick, quiet movie that distills Lima, Peru, to a downtrodden version of its more dynamic current self.
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70

Village Voice

By J. Hoberman
There's a message here regarding loneliness and emotional isolation, but the movie's real miracle is that, however precious its premise,...
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65

NPR

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Somber and insubstantial, October nevertheless suggests that the Vega brothers are developing a careful, painterly style. Whether they will...
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40

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Though it holds your attention all the way through to an enigmatic, spiritually tinged climax, the movie leaves you wanting more than the...
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It was nice...

By analafanatica
I love how the movie shows Lima. The movie was good, it's worth it. Also the main character it's very believable...the other characters are the typical people you see everyday in Peru....

Horrible movie!

By sandritacz
I honestly don't know how some people like this movie! It was the slooooowest movie ever! Ant the ending...if you can call it an ending! I waited and waited and waited for this movie to get better an...