VIFF 2012 review: Beauty

(Argentina)

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      The emotional power creeps up on you as quietly as the whispering trees that recur in Yola’s homesick dreams. She’s an indigenous teenage girl in Argentina forced to work for a ranch family busily preparing for its daughter’s 15th birthday. Yola’s quiet comfort in her own Wichi skin contrasts with the frizzy-haired daughter’s awkwardness, and the story builds to a betrayal that is deeply unsettling. Metaphorical and beautifully lensed.

      Granville, October 5 (6:15 p.m.) and 9 (12 p.m.)

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