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A teenager (Diego Catano) crashes his car on a deserted Mexican road, then begins a lengthy quest for a repair shop in what feels like a ghost town. Early into this quirky 2008 drama I wondered whether the boy himself was a spirit, roaming through an afterlife plagued by incompetents and punctuated by blackouts. But as he encounters more people he gradually emerges from a numbness stemming from a deeper trauma than his accident. Director Fernando Eimbcke (Duck Season) and cinematographer Alexis Zabe (Silent Light) use long shots to make the wide-screen frame occasionally function as a proscenium, highlighting not only the protagonist's isolation, but also the goofiness of a kung fu-crazy grease monkey and an irrepressible canine. In Spanish with subtitles. 82 min.
Director: Fernando Eimbcke
Writer: Fernando Eimbcke and Paula Markovitch
Producer: Christian Valdelièvre
Cast: Diego Cataño, Hector Herrera, Daniela Valentine, Juan Carlos Lara II, Yemil Sefani, Olda López, Mariana Elizondo, Joshua Habid, Raquel Araujo and Enrique Albor


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