Man Facing Southeast (Blu-ray) R

Somewhere Between The Insane And The Unreal Lies The Mystery Of The Man Facing Southeast.
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 48 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: December 13, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1986
  • Label: Kino Classics
  • Note: Booklet with Director's Statement and essay by Film Historian Nancy J. Membrez
    • Interviews with:
    • Director Eliseo Subiela
    • Lead Actor Hugo Soto
    • Director of Photography Ricardo De Angelis
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - Spanish
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 7


User Ratings: 1,425
Rating: A- -- Enigmatic Christ parable that's set in a mental institution. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Feb 20, 2011
It shows huge promise -- its mystery, its patient pace and its eerie resonance sometimes transcend its didactics. Full Review
Washington Post
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: 4/5 -- A thought-provoking parabolic film from Argentina Full Review
Spirituality and Practice
Aug 27, 2004
There's a pleasing mood to "Man Facing Southeast" that makes you want to like it. But the story is so sluggish and takes such illogical twists that you give up. Full Review
Washington Post
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: 4/5 -- This is the movie that "K-Pax" ripped off.
Mar 21, 2008
Rating: 4.5/5 -- Writer-director Subiela incorporates a wide variety of influences to create a fascinating, multifaceted work of art. Full Review
TV Guide
Jul 30, 2003
...Excellent....Actor Hugo Soto is blessed with one of those unique movie faces: indelible, haunting, pure...
Los Angeles Times
Mar 13, 1987

Product Description:

A mysterious stranger appears in a South American mental hospital, claiming to be from outer space. His apparently strange powers lead some to wonder if it may be true. Argentinean.


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  • UPC: 738329205065
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