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Poto and Cabengo

1980

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  • Gorin’s breezily complex method joins his first-person adventure with analytical impressionism: the tender, good-humored cinematography, by Les Blank, is matched by Gorin’s gently ironic commentary and his presence at the (literal and metaphorical) edge of the image. With freeze-frames, repeated sequences, onscreen titles, and canny interpolations of archival material and interviews, Gorin creates a catalogue of striving Americana, a contrapuntal chamber piece for diverse voices.