/// Film Review: ‘Purgatorio’

June 15, 2013  |  Variety

Rodrigo Reyes’ “Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border” is a searing, horrifying, at times starkly beautiful documentary ode to the netherworlds surrounding the U.S.-Mexico barrier, and it often feels cruelly titled. While Dante’s pilgrims endured the hardships of purgatory secure in the knowledge they’d eventually make it to paradise, Reyes’ subjects know… Read more


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