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Federico Veiroj

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The Moneychanger | Federico Veiroj

Federico Veiroj’s The Moneychanger is a mess — an overly familiar rise-and-fall narrative that’s been stripped of all meaningful detail and specificity, with a sketchy character study nestled in the center. It is, perversely, a study of an unrepentant loser, a mook, a moocher…

October 9, 2019
by Jaime Grijalba Gomez Film Streaming Scene

Belmonte | Federico Veiroj

There are many portraits of human crisis in the annals of cinema. Many take the form of a series of events being heaped upon the main character until the cathartic moment when they either survive their ordeal, or they don’t. But Uruguayan filmmaker Federico…

June 21, 2019
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Toronto International Film Festival 2018 – Dispatch 4

Our fourth dispatch from the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (here’s the first, the second, and the third) continues sifting through the various cinematic voices, styles, and pedigrees that make-up this year’s official slate. This time, we offer our takes on a big historical epic from a mainstay of international cinema (Mike…

September 18, 2018
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