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7th Film in Portuguese Cinema Cycle - Comboio noturno para Lisboa

21 Nov 2014

Monday, November 24th – 6:30 pm – Kane G02

The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies is delighted to present the seventh of a series of films on the theme of "journeys and returns to Portugal”:

Walter Salles, 1996 (110 minutes)
Languages: Brazilian Portuguese (English subtitles)

After the death of his mother, Paco decides to leave his Brazilian hometown, São Paulo, and search for his family´s origins in Europe. Lisbon is only the start of his journey.
"Foreign Land" is one of Walter Salles´ earlier works, revealing the style of a young filmmaker, now considered a major a reference in South American cinema, in general, and Brazilian cinema, in particular. Salles also directed “Motorcycle Diaries”, the two-part biopic about Che Guevara.
This initiative is free to all who wish to attend.

With thanks to those who have already attended previous screenings.

Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

First Floor - Block B East O'Rahilly Building University College Cork Ireland