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Diego Andaluz Jeffery Zhang Tessa Smith Valerie Complex

‘Human Factors’ Review: A Gratingly Passive Look at the Introspective Aftermath of a Home Invasion (Sundance 2021)

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews  Ronny Trocker’s latest film Human Factors. Joined by contributors Valerie Complex (Variety), Jeffery Zhang (Strange Harbors), and Tessa Smith, they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

Amin arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, at 36, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his long-time boyfriend. A secret he has been hiding for over 20 years threatens to ruin the life he has built for himself. For the first time he is sharing his story with his close friend.

Human Factors premiered at the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival. Listen to our review at the 34-minute mark of our Sundance Special episode below or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5.

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