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Movie Review: “Truman” Is By Turns “Biutiful” And Banal - Irish Film Critic
Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián’s faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián’s complicated situation. The first time I had the opportunity to witness a performance by the great Ricardo Darín was 17 years ago, in the twisty crime caper, “Nine Queens” (later remade into an inferior sequel with John C. Reilly). He played a sleazy schemer, both smarmy and charming; you wanted to trust him, but he kept fuckin’ with you. A screen actor since the early 1980s, Darín have always seemed to locate the core of each character he played, his very soul, his driving element, and then toy …