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A coffee in any corner

Book Summary   by:kittesurf     Original Author: Ramin Bahrani
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This abstract was translated from Un café en cualquier esquina
 

“An argument of increasing interest that recalls the neorealism”… the World.

Fipresci prize in the Festival of Cinema of London.
Prize Better Actor and Prize of the Public in Thessaloniki.
Special prize of the Jury in Mannheim-Heidelberg.
When we ran into with the title page of this tape, first that we thought, it is, how it will surprise the author to us.
We cannot nor imagine, what hides behind that metalized cart, that each dawn, distributes coffee, tea, and doughnuts, in any corner of Manhattan…
Carried out by a charismatic Ahmad Razvi and a primeriza Leticia Dolera, we were paradoxicalally before one of the best and strange coproduciones of 2005 fruit of two united countries by the cinema, the United States and Iran.
Bahrani, surprises to us doing of main tridente in this history, exerting of masterful scriptwriter, producer and director.
With a taken care of photography of hands of Micheal Simmonds, which at night makes wonders with its peculiar treatment of lights and shades - American dawn, the director, manages to enter to us in the style of typical and routine life of the immigrants, that other people''s streets poblan, filling them of colors, flavors, scents, music and ilusionismo, with a value difficult to calculate…
Ahmad, paquistaní of birth and old star of rock in his country, sell fast and loaded breakfasts of histories in the streets of Manhattan, besides to sell films porno, to try to be next to his son as rapidly as possible.
There he will know Leticia, a Catalan young person who arrives at America to help in the familiar business.
It sells the favorite tobacco of Ahmad and it in return, prepares the tea each morning to him.
Thanks to the presence of a countryman his, Ahmad will discover the value of which she has in the palm of his hand.
Real and close history that puts to us once again in the skin of the immigrant.
Official selection MOMA of new directors Prime Opera.
Official selection SUNDANCE Film Festival.
Official selection Festival of Venice.

A coffee in any corner, a fortuitous coffee of eighty and four minutes that will make us live in another skin and another heart.
Published: October 09, 2007   
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