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Movie review: 'Gloria'

(three stars)

Audiences are programmed to expect escapism in movies about romantic relationships, whether they be foregone happily-ever-after comedies or doomed-to-death tragedies. But Sebastián Lelio's "Gloria" — Chile's official Oscar submission — insists upon unsettling realities without either stomping on its hero's indomitability or tacking on a deus ex machina.

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Rated R for sexual content, some graphic nudity, drug use and language. One hour, 50 minutes.

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Posted by twasil
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on Mar 21, 2014 at 3:32 pm

About "Gloria", I would like to know the Spanish title of the poem (poem written by Claudio Bertoni, Chilean poet).


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