Seattle International Film Festival 2003 : May 22nd - June 15th
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The Embalmer (2002)
101 minutes

A man too small, a boy too tall and a wayward girl meet by chance in a seaside town near Naples. The slightly sinister yet suave dwarf is a taxidermist with underworld connections. Oh, and he’s gay. He gives the animal-loving boy a job, but trouble rears it head as the girl insinuates her way into their lives. A compelling mix of unfulfilled dreams and frustrated desire that still allows the characters their innate dignity.

Matteo Garrone

Ernesto Mahieux
Valerio Foglia Manzillo
Elisabetta Rocchetti
Lina Bernardi

6/10 7:00 pm
Egyptian Theatre

6/15 9:30 pm
Pacific Place Cinemas