Man Facing Southeast

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Man Facing Southeast ★★★½ Hombre Mirando Al Sudeste; Man Looking Southeast 1986 (R)

The acclaimed Argentinean film about the sudden appearance of a strange man in an asylum who claims to be an extraterrestrial, and a psychologist's attempts to discover his true identity. The sense of mystery intensifies when the new patient indeed seems to have some remarkable powers. Although the pace at times lags, the story intriguingly keeps one guessing about the stranger right to the end. In Spanish, with English subtitles. 105m/C VHS . AR Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Ines Vernengo; D: Eliseo Subiela; C: Ricardo De Angelis; M: Pedro Aznar.