What feels like a bizarre cousin to Dear Zachary makes up a lot of floor in execution, as the characters buy into the absurdity sufficient that it starts to fold into the material of the universe. Flipping a middle finger to the grandfather paradox, the script even makes it through the simply blown second-act exposition without falling aside. Amato works harder to earn his tears than a lot of the guys behind cruel melodramas similar to this.
She restarts the search after the lady’s obituary shows up in a newspaper, convinced that she’s nonetheless out there somewhere, undaunted by the 14-year-old case. Director Alejandro Montiel’s only hope of eking one last bit of originality from the all-but-exhausted pretend-true-crime mode was a dash of Argentine taste, but it might as properly have been shot in Vancouver. Spain’s Gerardo Olivares goes into guide override on the viewers’s water works on this tragic … Read MoreRead More