When I meet Chilean director Cristián Jiménez in the waiting room of the Portobello Hotel, he tells me that he’s just spent three hours in a Skype meeting. Rather him than me. It’s an unseasonably warm, sunny day; the large glass doors of the hotel waiting room have been opened out onto the garden outside and [...]
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If you think this is a spoiler, then don’t panic. This is actually the film’s opening gambit, its very first line – because what counts in Chilean director Cristián Jiménez’s Bonsái is not the future, but the past. What lies ahead is taken care of from the off; we already know exactly where its characters [...]