Wild Tales
aka Relatos salvajes
First screened in September 2014
Director: Damián Szifron. Cast: Darío Grandinetti, Julieta Zylberberg, Rita Cortese, Ricardo Truppel, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Ricardo Darín, María Marull, Oscar Martínez, Osmar Núñez, María Onetto, Erica Rivas, Diego Gentile, Nancy Dupláa. Screenplay: Damián Szifron.

Twitter Capsule: A director sat in Argentina reflecting on Pulp Fiction. And on Argentina as charred accident, rigged game, brutal union.

VOR:   Szifron builds on the potential he showed in prior features, showing tonal flair and a zesty generosity toward his audience. Flippant or obvious at times but hardly negligible.

Photo © 2014 Sony Pictures Classics/El Deseo S.A./Corner Producciones

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Film

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