I love movies.
The script. The story. The direction. The correlation between the title and the movie. The smart turns and big risks it takes. The freewheeling take on genre (or, in fact, the decision of not fitting the movie in one category). Parasite is one of the most intelligent, unpredictable and powerful films from the decade. One of the most well deserved Palme D'Or in history. A true achievement.
Seen at the Festival de Cine Venezolano 2019.
The way Araya tells its story is intriguing and quite masterful. Margot Benacerraf's work behind the camera is to tell a story that works the same way if you take away the visuals or you mute the audio. It's a haunting tale about tradition and hard work with masterful and genius visuals. We get a first row seat to see the lives of the workers of a salt mine in eastern Venezuela…