VENGO (Tony Gatlif, 2000)

Tony Gatlif, the maker of the stupendous Romany musical Latcho Drom (1993), scores another wonderful film with I Come, a tragic musical from Spain. Opening with one of them, the film is studded with flamenco, Andalusian Gypsy, and Egyptian musical performances—documentary events with fictional characters in attendance. The fictional story interrupts these events or binds […]