Kékszakállú

  • To Be Free To Be Free

Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 4 Mon, Apr 17, 2017 9:30 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 1 Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9:20 AM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 4 Wed, Apr 26, 2017 2:40 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
$6.00 Earlybird
Members:$11.00
Student (Box Office Only):$8.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Frame Forward: Cinema Expanded
Tags:Drama
Women's Issues
Family Drama
Experimental/Avant-garde
Arts
Voice Category:Film on the Fringe
Release Year:2016
Runtime:72 min
Festivals & Awards:FIPRESCI Award: Best Film in Orizzonti - Venice Film Festival
Country/Region:Argentina
Language:Spanish
Print Source:Frutacine
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewXRKwojqLE
Cast/Crew
Director:Gastón Solnicki
Producer:Iván Eibuszyc
Gastón Solnick
Cinematographer:Diego Poleri
Fernando Lockett
Editor:Alan Segal
Francisco D'Eufemia
Composer:Béla Bartók
Principal Cast:Laila Maltz
Katia Szechtman
Lara Tarlowski
Natali Maltz
Maria Soldi
Pedro Trocca
Denise Groesman
Filmography:Süden ('08)
Papirosen ('11)

Description

Kékszakállú is an unconventional portrayal of several young women witnessed in immersive yet indeterminate states: within their bodies, among their friends and lovers, and ultimately in a culture of economic and spiritual recession. The torpor of boredom and privilege is undercut by the vicissitudes of Argentina’s economic malaise, forcing the offspring of a vanishing upper class to extricate themselves from the props of familial privilege. The film presents a documentary-like exposure of the quotidian while extending possibilities for redemption among this brood of the weary.

Obliquely inspired by Béla Bartók’s sole opera, Bluebeard's Castle, Kékszakállú radically transposes the portent of that opera into something far less recognizable: a tale of generational inertia, situated between the alternating and precisely rendered tableaux of work and repose in Buenos Aires and Punta del Este. This is the third film and first narrative from acclaimed Argentinian director Gastón Solnicki.


Director’s Biography

Argentine director Gastón Solnicki was born in Buenos Aires and studied at the International Center of Photography in New York, and later earned a BFA in film at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He is the director of the documentaries Süden ('08) and Papirosen ('11).


Sponsored by:

 

 

Included Shorts

To Be Free (12min) More