Fallen Gods (Cuba) - LAFF 2019 Sydney

Instituto Cervantes Sydney
Level 3, 299 Sussex Street
Sydney
NSW
2000
Wed,Nov27,6:30PM
Wed,Nov27,8:00PM
DESCRIPTION

Movie in Spanish with English subtitles. Registration required.

Synopsis

Laura is an university professor who researches about the life of the legendary Alberto Yarini, the king of Cuban pimps in the early twentieth century. In her research, she meets Rosendo, feared pimp and holder of a garment that supposedly belonged to Yarini. To prove the authenticity of this fetish becomes an obsession for Laura that will push her deep into the complex reality of contemporary Havana. Fallen Gods was selected by Cuba as candidate for nomination to the 82nd Academy Awards. It received the Audience Award at the Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana.Gender: drama. Directed by Ernesto Daranas. Co- production between ICAIC (Cuban Film Institute) and Altavista Films (Mexico).

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Laura es una profesora de universidad que investiga sobre la vida del legendario Alberto Yarini, el rey de los proxenetas cubanos a principios del siglo XX. En su investigación, conoce a Rosendo, temido proxeneta y dueño de algo que supuestamente pertenecía a Yarini. Probar la autenticidad de este fetiche se convierte en una obsesión para Laura que la empujará a la realidad compleja de la Habana contemporánea. Fallen Gods fue seleccionado por Cuba como candidato para la nominación a la 82a edición de los Premios de la Academia. Recibió el Premio del Público en el Festival de Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana.

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Wed,Nov27,6:30PM
Wed,Nov27,8:00PM
LOCATION
Instituto Cervantes Sydney
Level 3, 299 Sussex Street
Sydney
NSW
2000
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Level 3, 299 Sussex Street
Sydney
NSW
2000
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