Neruda + Poetry Reading | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Thu 30 Mar

Neruda + Poetry Reading

Cert. tbc

Special Screenings

107 mins

in Spanish & French with EN subs

CHL/ARG/FRA/ESP/USA | 2016 | dir. Pablo Larraín, with Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Alfredo Castro | preview screening

It’s 1948 and the Cold War has reached Chile. An inspector (Gael García Bernal) is assigned to hunt down the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country for joining the Communist Party. In this story of a persecuted poet and his implacable adversary, Neruda becomes aware of his own heroic possibilities: a chance to become both a symbol for liberty and a literary legend.

Preceded by an introduction by author-biographer Adam Feinstein and an on-stage poetry reading in Spanish of Neruda’s texts by Pablo Turégano and Nickolas Grace 

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