Troia 2000

Ron Holloway
2001 Kinema. A journal for film and audiovisual media  
THE 16th TROIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2000 In his "Image Nation" essay, published in the "Brazilian Cinema Now" booklet handed out at Cannes, critic Jose Carlos Avellar has this to say about last year's Golden Bear winner at the Berlinale: "The story in Central do Brasil may also be seen -- even though not so intended -- as a metaphor for the process of reinventing Brazilian cinema in the 1990s. The film passes across landscapes and through characters that made their mark on the films of
more » ... k on the films of the 1960s -- the Northeast, the hinterlands, the migrants, the pilgrims, the average worker from the outskirts of the big city -- following the path of a woman who, gradually, by turning into writing what is said to her, undergoes a process of resensitization. This expression used by Walter Salles is a perfect definition of Dora's experience and, by extension, that of Brazilian...
doi:10.15353/kinema.vi.975 fatcat:7cdwtialxbfbbjumyvqqappqwq