"Cut Snake", "Paco de Lucia", "Set Fire to the Stars", "The Fool", "The Salt of the Earth", "Warsaw 44", "Wild Tales", #MiamiFF, 32nd Miami Film Festival
We spent an all-too-brief time this past weekend at the Miami Film Festival. As we found and enjoyed in last year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, we loved the idea and actuality of seeing three films a day, often very different films.
The main drawback, of course, is the lack of time to savor each film. Still, I suspect we will make a habit of going back to both Philly and Miami, where it is possible to get into almost every film, assuming just a bit of advanced planning. And the costs are reasonable.
Six of the seven films we saw over two plus days are ones that are worth considering if you love movies.
Here are very brief notes on them: