Residente

Directed by René Pérez

Starring René Pérez and Lin-Manuel Miranda

After taking a DNA test, Latin America's most decorated artist – René Pérez (AKA Residente) – embarks on a global adventure to trace the footsteps of his ancestors and record his latest album.

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  • ★★★★★ review by Leticia Gil on Letterboxd

    MORTAL! René never ceases to amaze me.

    I enjoyed the journey of getting to know where his roots and ancestors where from based on his DNA. It is something that I personally would like to do someday.

    And the fact that while doing the journey made music with the influence of every country he visited, just wow.

  • ★★★★½ review by raleigh on Letterboxd

    René if you are reading this i am free on sunday please reply and hang out with me on sunday when i'm free

  • ★★★★½ review by July Rodriguez Sime on Letterboxd

    Mi loco ute e un duro.

  • ★★★½ review by Madeleine Lucero Chumpitaz Medina on Letterboxd

    tal vez me hubiese gustado más si rené no hablase así de la música pop actual. a mí tampoco me fascina del todo, pero no siempre quiero escuchar música folk. a veces, prefiero la música pop que tanto "nos daña", simplemente es pegadiza y me hace sentir mejor. igual, toda la historia detrás de sus canciones me hicieron llorar </3

  • ★★★★★ review by jcgalindof on Letterboxd

    Residente es un genio, este documental va más allá de la creación de su álbum. Es una mirada a la humanidad, de nuestros miedos, costumbres, conflictos y perspectivas de ver la vida. El montaje, la dirección y el poder que evocan las canciones y entrevistas son lo mejor. Un genio.

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