NERUDA (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Luis Gnecco (No), Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), Alfredo Castro (The Good Life), Mercedes Morán (Whisky Romeo Zulu), Diego Muñoz (Life Kills Me), Pablo Derqui (Julia’s Eyes), Michael Silva (Sudamerican Rockers), Jaime Vadell (Post Mortem), Marcelo Alonso (Secrets), Francisco Reyes(The Club), Alejandro Goic (The 33), Emilio Gutiérrez Caba (Small Country)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Pablo Larraín (Jackie), director; Guillermo Calderón (The Club), writer; Renan Artukmac (film debut), Peter Danner (4:44 Last Day On Earth), Fernanda Del Nido (18 Meals), Juan Pablo García (Sexo fácil, películas tristes), Axel Kuschevatzky (Paulina), Juan de Dios Larraín (Nasty Baby), Ignacio Rey (Besieged), Gastón Rothschild (Solo), Jeff Skoll (The Help) and Alex Zito (On the Line), producers; Federico Jusid (The Secret In Their Eyes), composer; Sergio Armstrong (The Maid), cinematographer; Hervé Schneid (Amélie), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1948, Chilean poet and outspoken communist Senator Pablo Neruda (Gnecco) faces political persecution after criticising President Gabriel González Videla (Castro) and his brutal anti-communist regime, and becomes the subject of a manhunt for his arrest, led by fascist police chief Oscar Peluchonneau (Bernal)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

After creating a splash with his English-language debut Jackie, Chilean director Pablo Larraín returns to his native roots with an engaging and insightful look into the life of the controversial public figure Pablo Neruda.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 7TH APRIL 2017

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