[Marxism] Re: Marxism Digest, Vol 22, Issue 64

Nestor Gorojovsky nestorgoro at fibertel.com.ar
Tue Aug 23 02:33:06 MDT 2005


No, unfortunately I have not seen it.

This Saderman, has anything to do with the photographer, Anatole 
Saderman I think?

Respuesta a:"Marxism Digest, Vol 22, Issue 64"
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Con fecha:22 Aug 2005, a las 20:54

> Nestor - Have you ever seen Alejandro Saderman's
> wonderful movie CIEN ANOS DE PERDON? It's kind of
> a Venezuelan riff off of DOG DAY AFTERNOON. Here
> is a note about it from the IMDB, the best movie
> reference site in the world. I loved this film
> which played and I saw at the Latino Film Festival
> in Los Angeles a few years ago.
> 
> 
> Walter Lippmmann
> =================
> 
> This film is basically a caper movie about four men who plan to rob a
> bank, only to discover that the bankers have got there already, and
> the vaults are almost empty. It references 'Dog Day Afternoon' but is
> altogether too similar to that film to be truly original. Shot in
> Venezuela, this film was very popular with the local audience, but to
> viewers in other countries, unaware of the background to the film -
> many banks actually did have to close because of collusion between
> corrupt bankers and politicians - the film will have much less impact.
> None of this background is properly explained - presumably because the
> Venezuelan audience would take it mostly for granted. The acting is
> fine and it would have been nice to see some of the characters further
> developed, but there are too many neat contrivances and plot holes.
> (Why are the phones turned off, but not the power, so that the
> bankrobbers can still use the computers?) The script tries to be
> liberal, with one sympathetic gay character, but when one of the
> robbers gets shot ... guess which one?
> 



Néstor Miguel Gorojovsky
nestorgoro at fibertel.com.ar

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