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Documentary: Marcos, the Lone Wolf

A docu that’s considerably more absorbing than the feature film from which it derives, Gerardo Olivares’ “Marcos, the Lone Wolf” answers most of the questions unexplored by his 2010 local hit, “Among Wolves.” Starting out as a quest for the feral child Marcos Rodriguez, who lived alone in the mountains for 12 years, Olivares tracks him up until the present day, doing due justice to all the intrigue, emotion and absurdity that his subject’s life promises. An example of a nonfiction film with real universal interest, tube-bound “Wolf” could also howl at fests with an eye for the offbeat. Continue reading