Brazil’s Acclaimed Drama, Casa Grande, Returns to San Diego (April 22 – 28)

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Brazil’s Acclaimed Drama, Casa Grande, Returns to San Diego (April 22 – 28)

April 22, 2016
April 23, 2016
April 24, 2016
April 25, 2016
April 26, 2016
April 27, 2016
April 28, 2016

 

Dir. Fellipe Barboso

 

Tagline:

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio’s decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy’s struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.

 

Synopsis:

Casa Grande renders a sharp social canvas of contemporary Brazil through the eyes of young Jean (Thales Cavalcanti), who struggles with newfound knowledge of his racial and class privilege as he sweetly courts a mixed-race girl from a lower-ranked school than his, and flirts with the family’s maid. Jean’s parents, meanwhile, clutch at straws merely to survive. His father (Brazilian screen staple Marcello Novaes), a failed hedge-fund baron, tries vainly to conceal the true extent of the damage, as his formerly sheltered wife resorts to peddling cosmetics.

 

Critics Quotes:

“A confident and quietly promising feature debut” – The Hollywood Reporter

“A well-deserved study of a wealthy Brazilian family’s breakdown” – Variety

“This isn’t the first Latin American drama to follow a rich family on a downward spiral, but the eloquent visuals, strong central performance, and empathetic humor push it to the forefront.” – Nicolas Rapold, Film Comment Magazine

 

Trailer:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUUVfuLSvl4&w=560&h=315]

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Showtimes:

Friday April 22: 1:00, 7:45

Saturday April 23: 1:00, 10:00

Sunday April 24: 3:15, 10:15

Monday April 25: 1:00, 7:45

Tuesday April 26: 3:15

Wednesday April 27: 5:25

Thursday April 28: 1:00, 10:00

Rating: R

Runtime: 115min

 

FILM TICKETS:

$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online:

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Only at Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.

2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104.

(Off 805 Freeway on corner of 30th Street and El Cajon Blvd.)

 

CINEMA INFO:

info@mediaartscenter.org / 619-230-1938

 

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