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POST TENEBRAS LUX

Wed, Feb 20, 2013
at 6 PM (Cinema 21)
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Fri, Feb 22, 2013
at 6 PM (Cinema 21)
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POST TENEBRAS LUX

DIRECTOR: Carlos Reygadas - MEXICO

Reygadas’s enigmatic, visually ravishing film presents the occurrences around Juan and Natalia, a wealthy couple living in a stunning house in the lush countryside with their two little children and their pack of dogs. Mundane domestic events are punctuated by a series of disparate, occasionally fantastical subplots within a tableau of overwhelming beauty haunted by mysterious sinister forces. “In this expressionistic Mexican film, magnificent dreamlike exteriors together with memories and dream sequences tell the story of one man’s ability to resist temptation and stop himself from sinning. The story is at times told from the perspective of Satan, showing us the world through the Devil’s ambivalent eyes. The use of a nonlinear storyline gives way for emotions, hopes, and dreams of a family looking for redemption and the meaning of life.”—Stockholm Film Festival (115 mins.)

Selected Filmography: Japón (02), Battle in Heaven (05), Silent Light (07)

Winner of the Best Director Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Sponsored by the Consulate of Mexico in Portland.

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Interests: Narrative Feature, Spanish Language.

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