Big Boy

A FILM BY SHIREEN SENO

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Richard Porter on Big Boy in de Filmkrant (Slow Criticism Project):

For Seno, history is literally written on bodies – in particular the body of a Julio, a young boy living on the island of Mindoro in the wake of what the press book sardonically labels the Americans’ decision to ‘liberate’ The Philippines.

Formally precise as well as ideologically potent, Big Boy, shot audaciously in Super-8, resembles a fever dream slyly generated by a home movie aesthetic.

Full text: http://www.filmkrant.nl/_titelindex_B/8600