Sunday, December 28, 2008
To tell you the truth, I didn't make it through the movie. I stopped it after about 45 minutes. Too depressing!
Here's the plot: A portrait of Argentina as seen through the eyes of Bolivian immigrant Freddy. Working as the cook at a Buenos Aires grill, Freddy must deal with everyday discrimination from his boss and customers, while struggling to earn a meager living.
I thought the Spanish was hard to understand, and although I'm all about being conscious of the troubles of this world, I don't think delving in them will help change poverty, racism and associated evils. I'd rather pick a more uplifting story to learn Spanish!
On a scale of 1-10, I'd give it a 1 rating.