Spider (2019)
aka Araña
First screened in October 2019
Director: Andrés Wood. Cast: Mercedes Morán, Felipe Armas, Marcelo Alonso, María Valverde, Gabriel Urzúa, Pedro Fontaine, Caio Blat, María Gracia Omegna, Jaime Vadell, Mario Horton, Benjamin Westfall. Screenplay: Guillermo Calderón.

Twitter Capsule: Propelled by a strong, two-pronged historical critique which it hasn't totally figured out how to structure or dramatize.

VOR:   Protests now engulfing Chile prove that these historical and ideological questions beg more attention. I just wish the film's POV were sharper.

Photo © 2019 Wood Producciones/Bossa Nova Films/Magma Cine

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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