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Films & Schedules - Empty Nest

Sat, Feb 7, 2009
at 3 PM (B4)

Tue, Feb 10, 2009
at 9:30 PM (B4)

Wed, Feb 11, 2009
at 6:30 PM (B4)

Empty Nest

DIRECTOR: Daniel Burman - Argentina

Both comic and nostalgic, Burman's film ponders reality itself while offering a careful consideration of memories and how they are created. Leonardo is a successful playwright married to Martha.  Now that their children are grown--and indifferent to their parents--Leonardo is forced to deal with the strange realities of their monotonous life together.  On the romantic streets of Buenos Aires he struggles to find joy in the mundane as he looks for new meaning in his life.  As Leonardo and Martha neurotically struggle to find value in the mysteries of marriage and infidelity, the film remains both playful and profound as it explores the ups and downs of keeping faith, finding compromise and maintaining trust.

Selected Filmography: Waiting for the Messiah (00), Every Stewardess Goes to Heaven (02), Lost Embrace (04), Family Law (06)

B4     91 Minutes    

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