Give Me Liberty

U.S., 2019, 110 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Kirill Mikhanovsky, Not Rated

Showings

Coral Gables Art Cinema Fri, Sep 13 8:30 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Sat, Sep 14 4:00 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Sat, Sep 14 6:15 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Sat, Sep 14 8:30 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Sun, Sep 15 1:30 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Sun, Sep 15 4:00 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Sun, Sep 15 6:15 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Mon, Sep 16 5:15 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Mon, Sep 16 7:30 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Tue, Sep 17 5:15 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Tue, Sep 17 7:30 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Wed, Sep 18 5:15 PM
Coral Gables Art Cinema Thu, Sep 19 7:30 PM

Description

The wonderfully anarchic spirit of the Czech New Wave is alive and well and living ... in America? Give Me Liberty follows Vic, a young Russian-American who over the course of a hilarious, poignant and very wild day and night in Milwaukee, ferries disabled passengers to and from their appointments while he tries to deliver a boisterous gaggle of elderly mourners to a funeral. Kirill Mikhanovsky’s startling film adopts the breakneck pace of the medical transport Vic navigates through innumerable obstacles and his début has the anecdotal freshness of a recent arrival looking in (think Milos Forman’s Taking Off). Marxist (of the Groucho variety) to the core, here’s a timely reminder that, for many, the American Dream remains as elusive as it is alluring. The film and its rambunctious ensemble stay with you long after the lights go on.

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