A Useful Life
aka La vida útil
First screened in January 2019
Director: Federico Veiroj. Cast: Jorge Jellinek, Manuel Martinez Carril, Paola Venditto, Gonzalo Delgado, Felipe Arocena, Victoria Novick. Screenplay: Arauco Hernández Holz, Inés Bortagaray, Gonzalo Delgado, and Federico Veiroj.

Twitter Capsule: Sweet, short, slight Uruguayan fable about a repertory cinema and one employee's fantasized response to its closing.

VOR:   This one would be easier to underestimate than the opposite. It's a strong film about work and has a worthy idea about fantasy and isolation.

Photo © 2010 Cinekdoque/MediaPro/Versátil Cinema,
© 2011 Global Lens

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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