FQ Columnist Paul Julian Smith reviews the recent work of young writer-directors Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo, celebrities universally known in Spain by the diminutive of their shared name, “los Javis.” The backstory to their first feature film, the success of which so mystifies the established film press, is that of the couple's canny and creative appeal to the multiple media of theater, television, and Internet. The Javis work marks the emergence of a new youthful sensibility and a new gay auteurism in Spanish film and television.

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