Riding High (Alucinados)

Alucinados (Riding High)

Part of Havana Film Festival New York
Sunday, April 10, 2011, 6:30 p.m.

New York Premiere

Dir. Roberto Santucci. 2009, 90 mins.

Brazil. Digital projection. Two youngsters from the slums of Rio de Janeiro kidnap a housewife from her armored car. What at first seems a story about a clash between rich and poor turns into a complex plot linking the past and present of the characters.

Preceded by:
Hombre Atado a una Silla (A Man Tied to a Chair)
Dir. Enrique Perez. 2008. 10 mins. Panama. Digital projection. A man wakes up in the middle of a road and realizes that he is tied to a chair. Nobody seems willing to help him.

Free with Museum admission.

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