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.
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.