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La Llorona, Guatemalan movie, Jayro Bustamente
La Llorona (Film review)
Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

The title translates as ‘weeping woman’ which may well be a metaphor for a weeping nation in Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante’s haunting political drama which captures the trial of an ageing General Enrique Monteverde (Julio Diaz) accused of genocide. There are parallels with Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Rios Montt, who went from general to absolute […]

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London bookshops

  • Five London Bookshops Worth A Visit
    Posted in: Books, Features

    The 21st century London bookshop has adapted to the needs of its customers, in particular, and changes in society, in general, to offer cultural comforts beyond the functional. Some have built-in coffee shops others are all-welcoming browse lounges for the capital’s arty and intellectual. With this broader remit comes an acceptance that not all visitors […]