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Mexico’s Laura Plancarte on Making Montana-Set Doc ‘Non Western’
One of the buzz films at Visions Du Reel, Mexican filmmaker Laura Plancarte’s Montana-set “Non Western” explores the romantic journey of Thaddeus, a Cheyenne native, and Nanci, a Caucasian, and the challenges their interracial union faces. Through them, Plancarte explores the chains of oppression that persist from one generation to another.
Cineuropa: Review: Non Western
Now we hear that plans are afoot for a fifth film in the series, on that’ll serve as a reboot of the franchise. Screen reports that the project – that’s going under the working title of Footsoldier Millennium – is in ‘advanced development’.
‘Non Western’: Visions du Réel Review
Assumptions about gender, culture, identity and the ways in which individuals heal their own psychic wounds all come into provocative focus in Non Western, the third feature by Mexican-born film-maker Laura Plancarte.
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