Neruda (Guest Speaker Event)

September 26

We might expect a biopic of the left-wing poet and politician, what we get is a sumptuous tale of a fictive investigator’s search for Neruda in 1948 Chile. Nods to noirish detectives, a screenplay for intelligent adults, outstanding performances and wonderful cinematography.

9 major wards including wins for direction (Larrain (Jackie, The Club)), acting (Bernal, (Y Tu Mama Tambien, Motorcycle Diaries)), screenplay and art direction.

‘A playfully unexpected spin on a historical drama.’ Wendy Ide, Sight and Sound

With Neruda biographer Adam Feinstein for Q&A

Film Information

Title Neruda (Guest Speaker Event)
Directed by Pablo Larrain
Country Chile / Argentina / Spain / France
Classification 15
Running Time 107 mins
Release Year 2016
Subtitles Yes
Colour Yes