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How Venezuela’s Lorenzo Vigas Embraces Ambiguity in Drama ‘From Afar’

"You can have a horrible guy having a great heart and doing good things, too, because life is contradictory. Humanity is contradictory," says the director of the tragic film.

Oscars: Venezuela Selects ‘From Afar’ for Foreign-Language Category

Lorenzo Vigas' film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

Venice: Venezuelan Drama ‘From Afar’ Wins Golden Lion

Charlie Kaufman's animated film 'Anomalisa' won the Grand Jury Prize.

‘From Afar’ (‘Desde alla’): Venice Review

Alfredo Castro plays a closed-off middle-aged gay man who cruises the Caracas streets for young rough trade in Lorenzo Vigas' startling debut.