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Films/León and Olvido

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Friday, May 27, 9:30 PM
Harvard Exit
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Thursday, June 02, 2:00 PM
Uptown Theater
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León and Olvido
León y Olvido
Spain, 2004, 112 Minute Running Time
Program: Contemporary World Cinema
Language: Spanish

An unsentimental story about the relationship between León, who has Down’s Syndrome, and his sister Olvido as they negotiate life after the death of their parents. Director Xavier Bermúdez has a keen eye and a delicate touch, eliciting remarkable performances in a story about incest that doesn’t sensationalize it.

DIRECTOR: Xavier Bermúdez
Producer: Óscar del Caz, Beatriz Navarrete, Xavier Bermúdez
Editor: Javier Alberto Correa
Screenwriter: Xavier Bermúdez
Cinematographer: Alfonso Sanz Alduan
Music: Coché Villanueva
Principal Cast: Marta Larralde, Guillem Jiménez, Gary Piquer, Mighello Blanco
Filmography: Black Light (1992)

Sponsor:
Consulate General of Spain

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