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New Argentine Cinema #4 - The Headless Woman

In the spirit of Bunuel's surreal critiques of the bourgeoisie, Lucrecia Martel's 2008 film continues her own indictment of Argentina's upper class with the story of a woman who may or may not have committed vehicular homicide. Adam and Josh discuss Martel's gift for inviting the audience to find empathy with an often unsympathetic figure.     

Up next: Damián Szifrón's Oscar-nominated "Wild Tales."
And coming Friday, Sept. 15: Josh and Michael Phillips review Darren Aronofsky's  "mother!" and the Top 5 Aronofsky Scenes with Josh and Adam.


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