Films in Program
Summer of 1943. In an occupied France, not far away from the Spanish border, a famous old sculptor who is tired of life and wars finds the desire to work on his last masterpiece when a beautiful young Spanish girl comes knocking after escaping a refugee camp in the South of France.
Gala screening Feb 21 includes a performance by Flamenco Rosario, a glass of wine and free admission to 9.30 show Serrat y Sabina: Two for the Road. Tickets $20 (members)
"A highly seductive piece… an exquisitely crafted reflection on the “big three” - life, death and art." Finn Halligan, Screen International
"Lovely and poignant [with] rich characters and complex themes… Daniel Vilar’s evocative black-and-white photography adds grace and authenticity to this unhurried, highly memorable tale." Gary Goldstein, LA Times
"Magesterial… An impeccably played gem whose ideas are as potent as its imagery." David Parkinson, Empire