Like the forensic lab in which it's set, Oriol Paulo's debut, "The Body," is darkly fascinating, full of secrets and highly polished, if also a little too clinical for comfort.
The cross-generational friendship between an elderly Italian woman and her Romanian caregiver provides space for a smaller discussion of culture and belonging in Federico Bondi's solid debut.
In what was seen as a deserved decision, top prize at the 61st Locarno Intl. Film Festival was awarded Saturday to "Parque via," first feature by Mexican helmer Enrique Rivera.
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