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