Madeinusa Peru/Spain (2006) Dir. Claudia Llosa Every country has its own way of celebrating religious holidays. Here in the UK, we celebrate Easter by eating chocolate eggs; in this abstract movie from Peru, the denizens of a remote village spend Easter weekend indulging in sinful behaviour. I wonder which sounds the most fun? In the … Continue reading Madeinusa

The Milk Of Sorrow (La teta asustada)

The Milk Of Sorrow (La teta asustada) Peru/Spain (2009) Dir. Claudia Llosa Superstitions and old wives tales might amuse those who don’t believe in them but if they are instilled into someone for long enough they is always a change they can have a serious psychological effect on their mindset. In a small impoverished mountain … Continue reading The Milk Of Sorrow (La teta asustada)