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South
(Sur)

Argentina - 1988
Directed by Fernando Solanas


"If you don't know what the South is, you're from the North."

Made by Fernando Solanas as the companion piece to his aching portrait of exile, Tangos: The Exile of Gardel [SFIFF 1986], South charts the agony of a return to Argentina after years of imprisonment. It also marks a return home for the director of The Hour of the Furnaces: this is his first film shot in Argentina in over ten years... A man, imprisoned for subversive activities, is released after five years. Desperate to see his wife again, Floreal must first undergo a nocturnal reckoning with the past... Wandering the streets of Buenos Aires, exhilarated by his freedom, a series of images appear before him. These memories are sculpted like velvet dreams, where the sad melodies of the tango [hauntingly scored by Astor Piazzolla] waft around the fringes of dimly remembered incidents and people...evoking the history and the dreams of Argentina... Suggestive and sensual, the poetics of South make this film a deeply humanistic and probing portrait of the collective memory of modern Argentina, and indeed any country which has known repression.

Runtime:  120 minutes                                                

Thanks to Piers Handling, Toronto and the Pacific Film Archive for the above information.


Guest Comments


From:  "darbaroud"

"SUR is one of the best movies about Argentina. Sur made me an Argentina tango lover. After SUR, I became an Astor Piazolla's fan. Many thanks to Mr.Solanas, you introduce me to Argentina and Latin America Spirit. I watched SUR five times, and i will watch it again and again. Sur is living channels of humanity against dictatorship."


From:  "raro"

"Sur"" shows a kind of visual art not very common in Holywood ""weekly"" movies.  Now I understand ""Critic"" way of thinking in his review of ""Sur"".  I'm sure he is comparing ""Sur"" with ""Lethal Weapon III"".  The director can stand up with proud.


From:  "Don Louis Wetzel"

"Cannes Film Festival 1988  Prize for Best Direction.  The film is a ""Must"" for all friends of Tango and Piazzolla!"

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