Even the Rain (2010)
NYT Critics' Pick
This movie has been designated a Critic's Pick by the film reviewers of The New York Times.
Discovering Columbus’s Exploitation
By Stephen Holden
The movie is set in and around Cochabamba, Bolivia’s third-largest city, which the movie’s fictional penny-pinching film producer, Costa (Luis Tosar), has chosen as a cheap stand-in for Hispaniola in a movie he is making about Christopher Columbus. The year is 2000, and Costa is unprepared to deal with the real-life populist uprising in Bolivia after its government has sold the country’s water rights to a private multinational consortium.
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Below: Juan Carlos Aduviri and Gael Garcia Bernal in Even the Rain.