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Films & Schedules - PATAGONIA


Sat, Feb 11, 2012
at 8:30 PM (Lake Twin Cinema)
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Tue, Feb 14, 2012
at 8:45 PM (Pioneer Place 5)
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Thu, Feb 16, 2012
at 6 PM (Cinemagic)
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Sun, Feb 26, 2012
at 2:15 PM (Cinema 21)
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In the midst of the stunning mountains of Patagonia is an almost mythical community of Welsh natives, born of settlers from the 1800s. Evans incorporates the culture and countryside of both countries to tell the tales of two women. In Cardiff, Gwen and husband Rhys have felt a strain on their relationship. When Rhys is sent on a photographic project to Patagonia, Gwen sees a chance to repair their relationship with a bit of escapism. In Patagonia, elderly Argentinean Cerys is starting a pilgrimage to the Welsh countryside that was once her mother’s home. Gwen’s quest for meaning in her family’s future leads to unwelcome adventure, while Cerys’s search for the truth about her heritage produces no easy answers. Their stories make Patagonia a film of intimate moments played out against sweeping panoramic landscapes. (118 mins.)

Selected Filmography: House of America (97), Resurrection Man (98), Snowcake (06).

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

Sponsored by Pyramid Breweries.


Interests: Oscar Submissions, Narrative Feature, Spanish Language.

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