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MEN WITH GUNS

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Men With Guns

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Federico Luppi, Mandy Patinkin
director:
John Sayles
author:
John Sayles
genre:
Drama, Foreign Language

We gave it a B

MEN WITH GUNS (R) John Sayles, America’s most restlessly independent independent filmmaker, goes to a nameless Latin American country to dramatize the cost of war, poverty, and political upheaval. And as usual, he builds a closely plotted, emotionally controlled highly serious drama — one that rewards audience concentration but cuts little slack for stragglers. Added challenge: It’s mostly in Spanish, with subtitles. B