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NZ Film Festival - Kamchatka - extra screening!

NZ Film Festival - Kamchatka - extra screening!

Kamchatka Argentina/Spain 2002, 104m Director: Marcelo Piñeyro Festivals: Berlin, Sydney, Edinburgh, Toronto, Vancouver 2003 "A festival favourite everywhere it plays, Marcelo Piñeyro's marvelously human film is a touching and potent evocation of Argentina in 1976, immediately after the brutal coup d'état, when thousands of Argentineans 'disappeared' for speaking out against the new regime.

Though focusing on the plight of a single family - a lawyer (Son of the Bride's Ricardo Darin), his teacher wife and their two kids, forced to leave their city home for a country hideaway - this Oscar-nominated film becomes a sensitive universal statement about loss and love; a portrayal of everyday family events, under the shadow of vicious repression, it achieves remarkable power and poignancy. With gentle humour, Piñeyro beautifully layers themes and metaphors to examine the parents' politically charged fear through the lens of childish priorities and punishment. Their ten-year-old boy's passion for the legendary es

In Spanish with English subtitles

2004 New Zealand International Film Festival

KAMCHATKA: extra screening due to popular demand!

Date: Saturday 24 July, 11.30am

Venue: Academy Cinema, Auckland

Tickets: All ticketing for the festivals is managed by Ticketek AKL: ph: 09 307 5000

* please note for GROUP BOOKINGS of 30+ there is a discounted rate of $10.50 per tx (standard price $13.50)

Telecom 36th Auckland International Film Festival, July 9 - 25, 2004 Telecom 33rd Wellington Film Festival, July 16 - August 1, 2004

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