March 26, 2010

The City and the Dogs (Francisco J. Lombardi, 1985)

The City and the Dogs, based on the popular novel of the same name by Mario Vargas Llosa, is an allegory of power in South America. After his friend, “the Slave” is killed, “the Poet”, a cadet in a military institution, brings the matter to the attention of Gamboa, the officer in charge, who will try, and fail, to reopen […]