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OF LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS

Fri, Feb 25, 2011
at 9 PM (C21)
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Sat, Feb 26, 2011
at 2:30 PM (C21)
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OF LOVE AND OTHER DEMONS

DIRECTOR: Hilda Hidalgo - COSTA RICA

Based on the novel by Gabriel García Márquez, this dreamlike tale of desire and faith is set in colonial Colombia. Sierva, 13, lives a well-cared-for existence as the daughter of a nobleman in a seaside town. Her idyll abruptly ends with a bite from a rabid dog. Falling ill, the town’s bishop, convinced she is possessed by demons, sends her to a young priest for routine exorcism. Suspecting that her sickness is more psychological than demonological, he and the dogmatic bishop clash in scientific-religious debate, complicated by his concern for the girl turning into tormented love. Hidalgo suffuses her erotically charged film with Márquez’s magical realism, creating an enrapturing atmosphere in which the girl and the priest find their fates intertwined. (97 mins.)

First Feature Film.

This year’s Costa Rican submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

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