Celestial Clockwork (1994)

PG   |    |  Documentary


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This documentary explores the most important events in the life of the acclaimed writer Julio Cortázar. His childhood accompanied by books, his career as a teacher, his life in Paris and the mass publication of his novels and stories.

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15 June 2006 | palabreria
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| a glimpse into the great cronopio
His voice you haven't imagined, his Argentinean accent spent most of his life in Paris, also he seems to have some kind of speech impediment . He makes fun of himself when he used to translate live for the radio and no one would understand.

The parts of the movie that show Cortazar's home in Paris, his tape recorder, his walks around the neighborhood add a lot of warm to the film. There's footage of Julio Cortazar talking about his life story. Plus you get to hear his stories read, and illustrated through the magic of film. He used to tape them to correct them, so some excerpts narrated by him. You learn about this great man and his writing process, and get parts of his literature.

There's also the political inclinations of the period, he became very involved with many Latin American revolutionary movements. For me this is where the films fails by paying too much attention. But you also get to learn of how the Latin American literature boom came about.

I found it illuminating and warm.

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Opening Weekend:

$45,209 (USA) (26 July 1996)

Gross:

$369,018 (USA) (1 September 1996)

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