Post Tenebras Lux

2013 • 114 minutes
5 reviews
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POST TENEBRAS LUX ("light after darkness") is the Cannes Film Festival prize winner that follows an upscale Mexican family whose move to the countryside in search of an ideal life results in domestic crisis and class friction. Stunningly photographed, the film is an enthralling and enigmatic exploration of the primal conflicts of the human condition.

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5 reviews
Justin Gerard
June 1, 2014
This movie should be seen more than once, and after some time has passed. The filming is gorgeous and unique. Every shot is beautiful and meaningful. Although the different scenes don't follow a conventional storyline, everything is connected, and as Piero Scaruffi writes, "intensely metaphorical [...] somewhere between Lynch and Tarkovsky territories."
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Bob Hayes
August 31, 2013
I suppose the synopsis is accurate, but this movie takes place in some alternate reality that is never explained to us. 3 stars for the creative and enjoyable camera work, and the scenery.
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