Sergio review – fact-based Netflix Un drama opts for old school romance
Published on Apr 16, 2020
There’s an old school charm to Sergio, documentarian Greg Barker’s narrative portrait of Un diplomat Sérgio Vieira de Mello, a dramatic retelling of a life he already brought to the screen in a 2009 documentary of the same name. Barker’s knowledge of Sérgio’s life and accomplishments is backgrounded by a clear respect for who he was and so while the film is factually detailed, as one would expect, it’s also rooted in a desire to showcase his humanity, both in and out of work, with Barker deciding to lean into full-tilt romantic tragedy, perhaps also as a way of differentiating his two Sergios.
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Author: Benjamin Lee