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 Neruda

Thursday 12th October at 7:30pm
John Clare Theatre

"Neruda,” an intoxicating puzzle of a movie directed by Pablo Larraín, chronicles a strange, harrowing episode from the late 1940s, when the Chilean government’s crackdown on communism drove the great poet and politician Pablo Neruda underground. Specifically, the film unravels the tricky game of cat-andmouse between Neruda and an ambitious police inspector named Oscar Peluchonneau, who sought to track down the dissident artist whose writings had struck a dangerously resonant chord with the working class.

Director:
Pablo Larrain

Starring:
Gael Garcia Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Moran

Rating:  15
Year:  2016
Country:  Chile
Length:  117mins

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