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Bob Mondello Review: 'Valentin'

Valentin is a film about a resourceful Argentine boy who tries to rebuild his family after his parents separate. NPR's Bob Mondello found it charming.

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Bob Mondello, who jokes that he was a jinx at the beginning of his critical career — hired to write for every small paper that ever folded in Washington, just as it was about to collapse — saw that jinx broken in 1984 when he came to NPR.