Ciro Guerra

Birds of Passage

By David Jenkins

Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego mix ethnography and classical genre filmmaking to vibrant, if lumbering effect.

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Birds of Passage – first look review

By David Jenkins

Embrace of the Serpent director Ciro Guerra returns with a full-bore narco saga set in rural Colombia.

Gaspar Noé is unveiling his new film at the 50th Directors’ Fortnight

By David Jenkins

The French provocateur will be joined by Ciro Guerra and Debra Granik at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

By Little White Lies

Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.

How Embrace of the Serpent tells the story of Western imperialism

By Caspar Salmon

Ciro Guerra’s film is a stark reminder of the destructive nature of European colonialism.

Embrace of the Serpent

By Matt Thrift

Ciro Guerra’s psychedelic Amazonian odyssey is one of year’s most potent and strikingly original films.

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Tropical malady – making a film in the heart of darkness

By Adam Woodward

Embrace of the Serpent director Ciro Guerra on the logistical and spiritual challenge of shooting in a rainforest.

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