Nostalgia for the light

One of our favorite films this year
Gaspar Calas, Lautaro Núñez and Luís Henríquez
Directed by Patricio Guzmán

“There is no present, only the past,” an astronomer says in Patricio Guzman’s “Nostalgia for the Light.” He goes on to explain that as both light and sound take time to travel, by the time he hears the interviewer’s question in this documentary—if a film so profound can be called a documentary—or perceives his features at any given time, both voice and face as they look and sound in that ... more >