Cassandro the Exotico!

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  • "Cassandro," which recalls the grabbed verve of a '60s-era verité snapshot, charts the reluctant dimming of this extravagant icon with affectionate energy and lasting poignance.

    Aug 1, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Losier's portrait of the performer takes an intimate, impressionistic approach.

    Jul 18, 2019 | Full Review…
  • [Losier] revels in Cassandro's offstage charisma and in his acrobatic artistry while also revealing the authentic violence of the sport's blatant artifice.

    Jul 15, 2019 | Full Review…
  • It's a moving and sometimes amusing portrait of grit and glitter overcoming adversity...

    May 14, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Lucha libre and drag mix in this fascinating, charming and intimate documentary about a Mexican wrestler who has never hidden his identity behind a mask. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Aug 9, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • These scenes are theatrical, even regal, and avoid pretension. Losier conjures the legend of Cassandro with overwhelming affection. It's a lovely, fantastic spectacle.

    Aug 1, 2019 | Full Review…

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