Short of the week: Contracuerpo

 

Director: Eduardo Chapero-Jackson
Year: 2005
Cast: Macarena Gómez
It tells the story of a yung woman who is obsessed with her appearance and tries to become a mannequin.
Rubén Iñiguez  Pérez review: Firs par ot the trilogy ” A contraluz” by the director Eduardo Chapero-Jackson. In this first part deals with anorexic with a more visual narrative instead of using much more dialogues. The director tries to shock with images instead of falling into the easy and topic story of conventional narrative with a moral at the end. Also mentioning the great work the actress Macarena Gómez does. One of the most prize-winning short movies of the Spanish cinema in the last years and that shows the talent of this filmmaker.

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