Viggo Mortensen on Jauja
Apr11

Viggo Mortensen on Jauja

Mortensen plays a 19th century captain searching for his daughter, in what is referred to as ‘Patagonia’ in his latest big screen release. The great Dane (via Argentina and America) spoke to George Meixner about the new project. The actor was ‘Man’ in The Road, was a man with a sword and a horse in the Lord of The Rings franchise, will star in Far From Man later this year and spends much of this film on horseback, with, yes, a sword....

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Jauja (15) Close-Up Film Review
Apr10

Jauja (15) Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Lisandro Alonso, Denmark/Argentina, 2014, 109 mins, in Spanish and Danish with subtitles Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Viilbjørk Malling Agger, Ghita Nørby Jauja (pronounced how-huh, in case you were wondering) is not a film for the impatient. Or even the moderately patient, come to that. Lisandro Alonso’s period drama, which is set in Patagonia during the ‘Conquest of the Desert’ (a military campaign in the 1800s to rid the South...

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