NERUDA
Showings
Scene 1Fri, Mar 24 12:00 AM Opens 3/24. Showtimes TBA.
 
Series Info
Series:Coming Soon
Film Info
Rating:R
Runtime:107 mins.
Director:Pablo Larraín
Year Released:2016
Production Country:Chile, Argentina, France, Spain, USA
Language:Spanish and French with English subtitles
Description

Opens 3/24. Showtimes TBA and posted Tuesday prior to opening date.

"Not many directors get a one-two punch like 'Jackie' and 'Neruda' in the same season... Larrain is one of the world's most exciting and imaginative filmmakers, whatever the subject may be." -Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press

"A work of such cleverness and beauty, alongside such power, that it's hard to know how to parcel out praise. Not a biopic but a Nerudian take on the famed Chilean politician-poet... a stunningly inventive take on the function rather than the life of a writer." -Jay Weissberg, Variety

An investigator (Gael García Bernal) launches a search for Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco), who became a fugitive in his own country for his Communist leanings during the 1940s.

An unorthodox tale about an unorthodox man, director Pablo Larraín’s ("No," "Tony Manero") metafictional tale conjures up the legendary Nobel-winning poet, committed communist and unapologetic hedonist Neruda. When Chile outlaws his party in 1948, the left-wing artist-activist goes underground. Tracked by an ambitious, self-important police inspector, Neruda's life on the run inspires some of his greatest work, and the hunt for the poet becomes an exploration of the power of poetry itself.


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