Neruda

September 26, 20178:30pm
There will be a Q&A with the writer Adam Feinstein

Inventive constructed biopic – part fiction, part fantasy – of the Nobel prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, from director Pablo Larrain (Jackie, No, The Club). A fictional inspector played by Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal (star of previous WFC films Motorcycle Diaries and Even the Rain) is caught in a cat and mouse thriller in 1940s Chile, as he sets out to bring down the irreverent Communist poet.

“There may be no greater ambassador for Chile’s complex historical identity than Pablo Larrain … Neruda begins as a straightforward period piece before evolving into something far more intriguing: a meditation on the country’s mythological relationship to heroes and villains told from two sides at once” Eric Kohn, Indiewire

“Dizzily constructed and full of more life and meaning than most ‘real’ biopics” Benjamin Lee, Guardian


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Film Information
Release year: 2016
Running time:   107 mins
Directed by: Pablo Larrain
Language: Spanish
Country: Argentina, Chile, France, Spain
Classification: 15
Genre: Biography, Drama
Starring: Gael Garcia Bernal,
Luis Gnecco,
Mercedes Moran
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WFC Audience Score:  68%

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