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2009 Gasparilla International Film Festival

The Studio@620 welcomes the Gasparilla Film Festival March 2 - 5, 2009

The Studio@620 is pleased to screen a variety of films as part of the 2009 Gasparilla International Film Festival.

Possible Lives (Las Vidas Posibles)

A film by Sandra Gugliotta

Spanish, with subtitles in English
Argentina, 2007 (80 minutes)

Synopsis: After her husband mysteriously disappears during a business trip to Patagonia, Clara embarks on a desperate possible livesmission to find him. During her search, she makes a startling discovery: a man with an uncanny resemblance to her spouse, but with another name and a wife. Convinced the stranger may be her husband, she ignores entreaties to quit her search just as police discover a body that may be the real man she seeks. Shot amid majestic vistas and suffused with vibrant color and sexuality, director Sandra Gugliotta's feature is a haunting and suspenseful study of grief and letting go.

Screened Monday March 2 and Tuesday March 3 @ 7:30 pm

To purchase tickets : http://gasparilla.bside.com/2009/films/possiblelives_gasparilla2009

My Time Will Come (Cuando Me Toque A Mi)

A film by Víctor Arregui

Spanish, with subtitles in English
Ecuador, 2008 (90 minutes)

Synopsis: A predawn murder sets in motion a series of interlocking tragedies that eventually find their way to the city morgue's brooding Dr. Arturo Fernandez. my time will comePhysically and emotionally isolated from the world around him, Arturo develops an oddly intimate relationship with the personal lives of his cases, gradually forcing him to confront his connection to the living, and the dead. Adapted from the novel De Que Nada Se Sabe, director Víctor Arregui's serpentine tale is a dark but sympathetic portrait of one man's solitude set against a richly textured rendering of Quito, Ecuador's capital city.

Screened Wednesday March 4 @ 7:30 pm

To purchase tickets :  http://gasparilla.bside.com/2009/films/mytimewillcome_gasparilla2009

Mutum

A film by Sandra Kogut

Portuguese, with subtitles in English
Brazil, 2007 (86 minutes)

Synopsis: Thiago is a sensitive and imaginative boy living on a small, hardscrabble farm in a remote region of Brazil. mutumHis life is filled not only with curiosity and youthful discovery, but also the reality of his parent's unhappy marriage and his father's abuse — all of which are one day changed by a chance encounter and unexpected gift. Director Sandra Kogut, in her poetic adaptation of the Brazilian short story Campo Geral, focuses on minute details of rural life to tell a bittersweet story of one boy's coming-of-age amidst events both great and small.

Screened Thursday March 5 @ 7:30 pm

To purchase tickets : http://gasparilla.bside.com/2009/films/mutum_gasparilla2009

 

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