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"ciro guerra" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

07:33 min | 3 years ago

"ciro guerra" Discussed on KCRW

"Drug trade only to have the business and its riches tear his family apart. But birds of passage is not your godfather. It's not your narcos. It is set at the birth of the Colombian judge trade in the late nineteen sixties. And it follows an indigenous family that begins to lose. It's identity when it enters the we'd trafficking business. Birds of passage was an official selection for last year's Cannes film festival and it just played at Sundance, and it opens in LA this Friday, Christina go and Ciro Guerra co directed the film, and they're with me now in the studio, welcome thank you very much for joining mutation. Well, it's great to have you both. This is an indigenous tribe in northern Colombia. They're called the y you tell us more about them. This is an actual tribe that exists correct? We don't have that much nation. You are the largest indigenous group in Columbia that about a quarter of a million people live in the northern tip of South America, the the border between Colombia Venezuela. Desert places called the heat of this. This is a society that has lived there for thousands of years. And it's a very interesting society. You have never seen them before. They're very colorful. And they were the first ones to sell a muddy one or two Americans fascinating story of the rival of modern capitalism minutes, most salvage firm to a very traditional society. That was another ready for it. Pri public Escobar because that's the name. We most associated with the drug trade in Colombia before the story that you've heard is what happened in the eighties. But the setup for what became the cocaine trade was the marijuana trade. Yes, I think that we had the feeling that we already know the story of public Kovar from many sites there's a lot of films on TV movies. But about what was the starting on about? How we feel about it. No is this sense of tragedy that a was for our nation for our call for our families our traditions. We have the feeling that that wasn't a represented. So that was the reason why we went to war with with a bloody showed society that this corrupted by the copy Felicisimo by the power by the arrival of this amount of money and violence, so almost the drug trades is a stand in for larger issues of Cologne. Aniela zone of modernization of just as you say capitalism. It could have been anything, but it was the drug trade, which I guess encapsulates that in such a pure essence, right? Yes. It could be anything. He could be in in a way of marijuana or cocaine or just the arrival of pony or just the arrival of power or justifiable of fame. No does this thing that the rights to a family place and destroys themselves from insights. So the the woman at the center of your movie is this matriarch? She's the the mother of the young woman who is about to get married to this young guy who needs to get money for the dowry. And so that's how he gets into the drug business. This woman, though, she's the one who controls the whole family, right and the drug dealing can you talk about her character? Yes. He's called workflow. And she's what you woman, which is essentially a power. Were you society is very interested in that is my three lineal? You can only be a were you? If your mother was what you you hit your mother's last name. The mother's family is the one that's rounds. You when you were born and women have a very strong place in this society. That are the ones who are in charge of commerce, but they're also they're the ones who are in charge of the spiritual issues the shamans. The female that once linked up the dreams. So yes. It says that has been built around the female, the female point of view on the female understanding. So when we started hearing, this is a true story. Of course, we we started hearing about everything that happened it sounded like something right out of the film, mafia film. But the fact that it took place in this society where women are so powerful. It changed everything it takes this genre of films that you have seen the crime, which has always been around the male characters. Also, husband very much always taken. Celebration of violence on needs some opportunity to twist it around and to give I completely new vision. I'm the new perspective on all the general the movie's called birds of passage and birds figure prominently in your movie, they seem to symbolize a lot. What is it for the why you why is the burden mythical character? Yes, yes, they're births are essential part of the way, you thought the creators of the world's there. The bringer of the the notes of the future and the inspiration for their icons. But it's also, you know, it's a it's a tiny in the summer of. Meaning in many ways speaks of the migration of of capitals, you know, on how this bonanzas. Emerges. And you know, it's like a bunch of seasonal Bertha common. Go and they leave nothing behind. It also speaks to the trust Tory nature of human existence in a way, and you have worked together on previous movies, but this is Christina year first time, directing, and so how did you make that leap from producing to directing? And why did you choose this film? I think that maybe the film. Choose me. Hey, we were working together since twenty years. Is we were married we as as you roll up on your change your interests and all of this, and we met in the in the school when we were very young. And we all always have these created partnership. But it was beginning our previous film embrace of the serpent on. I think that my be in there. Give me also the confidence to give this step. And to be a co directing this film on the issue of the thing that as we started the research, we knew that would come make of either unique film, we give these female perspective on this speech. What perspective we can renew the January. No, I will be something that will is. It was more interesting for for this film on loyal with the the history that we went to tell. What is the motivation of the y you in this to to shed their traditions and away, or at least to decide to get into this illegal drug trade. Did they do it? They used to be smugglers. This is something that they they used to deal with everyone. They used to be smaller with whiskey with cigar wits with clouds on this contraband Ilias on under so one that arrives looking for marijuana. Okay. Yes. We can bring it on. And I think that the star of the history was from a very naive point. They knew what we're gonna happen after they just dealing with a product that they have in the nearby. By naive. They didn't realize that this would lead.

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"ciro guerra" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

07:38 min | 3 years ago

"ciro guerra" Discussed on KCRW

"Play I'm Madeline brand. It's a story. You've probably heard before a man enters the drug trade only to have the business and its riches share his family apart. But birds of passage is not your godfather. It's not your narcos. It is set at the birth of the Colombian judge trade in the late nineteen sixties. And it follows an indigenous family that begins to lose. It's identity when it enters the we'd trafficking business. Birds of passage was an official selection for last year's Cannes film festival and it just played at Sundance, and it opens in LA this Friday, Christina gadget go and Ciro Guerra co directed the film, and they're with me now in the studio, welcome. You're paying too much for jury mutation. Well, it's great to have you both. This is an indigenous tribe in northern Colombia. They're called the y you tells more about them, this is an actual tribe that exists correct? How much nation? Yes. They were the largest group in Columbia that about a quarter of a million people live in the northern tip of South America, the the border between Colombia Venezuela and place places called the heat of this. This is a society that has lived there for thousands of years. And it's a very interesting society. You have never seen them before. They're very colorful. And they were the first ones to sell a one or two Americans fussing anything study of the rival of modern capitalism minutes, most salvage form to a very traditional society. That was another ready for it. And this is pre public Escobar because that's the namely most associated with the drug trade in Colombia before the study that you've heard is what happened in the eighties, but the setup for what became the cocaine trade was the money wanna trade. Yes. I think that we had the feeling that we already know the history of public Kovar from many sides. There's a lot of films on TV movies. But about what was the starting balls? How feel about it? No is this sense of tragedy that a was for our nation for our our call for our families our traditions. We had the feeling that wasn't a row represent eight. So that was the reason why we went to war with with a traditional society that this corrupted by day copied by the power or by the bat rival of this amount of money and violence. So almost the drug trades is a stand in for larger issues of collage. Of modernization of just as you say capitalism. It could have been anything, but it was the drug trade, which I guess encapsulates that in such a pure essence, right? Yes. It could be anything could be in in a way of marijuana or cocaine or desirable of pony or desert rybolovlev power or just rival of fame. No does this thing that the rights to a family place on destroys themselves from insights. So the the woman at the center of your movie is this matriarch? She's the the mother of the young woman who is about to get married to this young guy who needs to get money for the dowry. And so that's how he gets into the drug business. This woman, though, she's the one who controls the whole family, right and the drug doing can you talk about her character? Yes, sir. She's called. And this is what you woman, which is essentially a power society is very interested in their mother lineal. You can only be a were you? If your mother was what you you hit your mother's last name. The mother's family is the one that's rounds. You when you were born and women have a very strong place in this society. They're are the ones who are in charge of commerce. But they're also the ones who are in charge of the spiritual issues all the shamans. Silence of Email. The dreams. So. Yeah. So it's it's a society that has been built around the female by were under female point of view on the female understanding. So when we started hearing, this is a true story. Of course, we we started hearing about everything that happened it sounded like something out of a gangster film for mafia film. But the fact that it took place in this society, where women are so powerful changed everything on it takes this John Ralph sales that you have seen the crime drama, which has always been around the male characters. Also, husband very much always taken. Celebration of violence on me. Paternity? To twist it around to give I completely new vision of the new perspective on all the general the movie's called birds of passage and birds figure prominently in your movie, they seem to symbolize a lot. What is it for the why you why is the burden mythical character? Yes, yes, they're births are essential part of the way, you might Thalji the creators of the world's the bringer of omens, the the no way of the future. They are inspiration for their iconography. But it's also, you know, it's a it's a tiny in the hustler of meaning in many ways, you know, that speaks of the migration of of capitals on how this bonanzas so. Emerges. You know? It's like a bunch of seasonal Bertha Coleman go and they leave nothing behind. It also speaks to the trusted, Tori, nature of human existence in a way and YouTube have worked together on previous movies, but this is Christina year for some directing. And so how did you make that leap from producing to directing? And why did you choose this film? I think that may be the film. Choose me. Hey, we were working together since twenty years. Right. He is. We were married on we as as you grow up and your change your interests and all of this, and we met in the in the school when we were very young. And we all always have these creative partnership by the beginning our previous film embrace of the serpent on. I think that's my be shown there. Give me also the confidence to give the step and to be a call, directing this film on the issue of the thing that as we started the research, we knew that we can make up a very unique film me Wiki, these famous perspective on this speech will perspective we can renew the Jaguar now on I will be something that will it was more interesting for for this film. I'm for loyal with the the history that we went to tell. What is the motivation of the y you in this to to shed their traditions and way, or at least to decide to get into this illegal drug trade. Why did they do it? They used to be smugglers. This is something that they they used to deal with everyone. They used to smaller with whiskey with cigar wits with clouds on this contraband Ilias and on their someone that our rights looking for money one on the okay? We come bring it on. And I think that this is star of the history was from very naive point. And they didn't do what we're gonna happen after they was just dealing with a product that they have in the. Bye bye naive. They didn't realize that this would lead to.

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