CELESTIAL CLOCKWORK (Fina Torres, 1995)

I hate Oriane (1985), the glum melodrama by Venezuelan filmmaker Fina Torres, but I like the zany comedy that she made in France ten years later, Mécaniques célestes. Taken at a certain angle the film can be irritating, because the meeting between the Italian maker of operatic films (think Franco Zeffirelli) and the Venezuelan girl […]