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Posts Tagged ‘Alain Resnais’

Some of my Mexican friends do not agree.  Alejandro González Inárritu is one of nowadays rare directors of Bergman, Kubrick or Resnais’ caliber.  I just saw his last movie, “Biutiful”. Stunning, almost as powerful as “Amores Perros.”

“Biutiful” is incidentally about fatherhood. In fact, it is about having everything in order before dying. Uxbal (Bardem) has two kids, a girl and a boy. He wants them to remember him after his death. He has custody of them, and therefore sees them. That helps.

By the way, the non-custodial, bipolar mother Marambra (Maricel Alvarez) is genuinely lovable.

A must see.

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Let's Get Honest! Absolutely Uncommon Analysis of Family & Conciliation Courts' Operations, Practices, & History

'A Different Kind of Attention Develops Sound Judgment' | 'Suppose I'm Right Here?' (See March 23 & 5, 2014). More Than 745 posts and 45 pages of Public-Interest Investigative Blogging On These Matters Since 2009.