2001. Argentina. Lisandro Alonso. 73 min.
Followed by a discussion with Alonso
Friday, June 25, 2010, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2001. Argentina. Directed by Lisandro Alonso. With Misael Saavedra, Humberto Estrada, Rafael Estrada. Alonso's debut film revolves around one day in the life of migrant logger Saavedra, who works in the Argentine Pampas. With its documentary feel and Saavedra playing himself, the film magnifies the burdens and liberation of hard labor to become an allegorical portrait. Screened in the Un Certain Regard section of 2001 Cannes Film Festival. In Spanish; English subtitles. 73 min.