April 20, 2010

Haiti Chérie (Claudio Del Punta, 2007)

WHAT IT IS: Two young lovers, of Haitian origin, wishing to escape the utter despair of the Dominican Republic’s bateyes, travel cross-country to return to the Haitian homeland in hopes of a better life. HOW IT IS: As a road movie set on the island of Haiti, Haiti Chérie is a masterful work. Stylistically, It integrated elements from the documentary […]