Tuesday 11th June 2019 - 8:00 pm - 10:35 pm, Palmer Building
Directed by Oscar winner Ashar Farhadi (A Separation & The Salesman). Laura (Cruz) has returned to her small home town in Spain for a family wedding. She brings her two children with her, Irene and Diego. Irene disappears in the middle of the wedding party, soon after she found out that her mother and Paco (Bardem) were once deeply in love.
Spain/France/Italy 2018 – Spanish, English and Catalan with subtitles – Asghar Farhadi with Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Jaime Lorente – 132 min
The Cannes opener was directed by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi (‘A Separation’) – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
The great Iranian director, currently under house arrest, has delivered a purposefully oblique – if always enjoyable – meditation on acting, reportage and political unrest – THE GUARDIAN