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Movie Review: Even The Rain

For most Canadians, fresh water is a given. Not so in Cochabamba, Bolivia. <em>Even the Rain</em>juxtaposes the real-life conflict in 2000 about the privatization ofthe city’s water supply with the filming a movie about ChristopherColumbus’ arrival in the New World.

Even The Rain
Genre: Drama
Director: Icíar Bollaín
Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar and Juan Carlos Aduviri
****1/2


For most Canadians, fresh water is a given. Not so in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Even the Rain juxtaposes the real-life conflict in 2000 about the privatization of the city’s water supply with the filming a movie about Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World. Director Icíar Bollaín crafts a powerful film and draws out great performances.

 
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