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Post Tenebras Lux (movie)
'Post Tenebras Lux's' Carlos Reygadas is polarizing
'Post Tenebras Lux's' Carlos Reygadas is polarizing

When "Post Tenebras Lux" premiered at last year's Cannes Film Festival, it was mostly met with boos and pans, yet days later Carlos Reygadas won the festival's best director prize. It is that sort of polarized response to his work overall and "Post Tenebras Lux" in particular, that recently lead the critic Tony Rayns to refer to the Mexican filmmaker as "one of the most admired/hated figures in contemporary cinema." Opening in Los Angeles on June 7, "Post Tenebras Lux" begins with a little girl running through a muddy field amid various animals, her wobble-legged enthusiasm unflagging even as the sun is dipping behind a mountain range. In...

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