“GATOS VIEJOS” AND “MISS BALA” – Two Spanish-language films you should take note of

The vicissitudes of aging in Chile, running ammo in Tijuana

In "Gatos Viejos" ("Old Cats") Isidora (Bélgica Castro) lives out her retirement days with her compagnon Enrique and the two cats of the film’s title. Their tidy world is devastated when Isadora’s daughter Rosario (Claudia Celedón) shows up. The young woman is an abrasive jumble of contradictions who’s been dragging resentments around awhile. She brought back a sack filled with homemade, organic ... more >