Directed by Max Zunino.
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Royce Hall 314
Part of the 4th UCLA Latin American and Iberian Film Festival
Open Cage takes a subtle and ultimately hopeful look into one of society’s mayor issues: the abandonment to its youth and senior populations. Among those affected when the economy collapses are rebel teenager Flavia and her elderly and grumpy neighbor Martín. Outside the building there is a camp of protesters among whom human values still govern coexistence. However, its members have a serious problem: they need a shower. Flavia, Martín, and their neighbors down the street will learn to relate to each other, not only to survive the crisis, but to rediscover the meaning of their lives. Juan Carlos Colombo as Martín and Sofía Espinosa as Flavia, carry the film with incredible chemistry. With Open Cage, Max Zunino proposes an optimistic solution to a conflict that may appear hard to solve, but that may be lessened by calling on small individual changes that allow us to get along better with others.
83 minutes | In Spanish with English subtitles
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
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Sponsor(s): PRAGDA, Spain-USA Foundation and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.