"Muneca" Film Screening at Denison
Date of Event: March 26, 2009
Posted: March 18, 2009
The Chilean film “Muñeca” will be screened by Denison University’s Department of Modern Languages at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in Talbot Hall room 210 (350 Ridge Road), followed by a talk by director Sebastian Arrau. The event is free and open to the public.
Arrau studied theatre at the Club de Teatro de Fernando Gonzales in Santiago, Chile, from 1994 - 99. He has since acted, written and directed for theatre, television, short films and feature films. “Muñeca,” which officially opened in 2006 in Santiago, marks his first feature film as director, although he already had directed several plays since 1995. Arrau also has worked as a professional screenwriter for a number of films, plays and television series, several of which have aired all around the world.
The drama “Muñeca” follows Pedro, who learns that what he had assumed to be a social gathering is actually a blind date. Gabriela is looking for a man to father her unborn child and Manuel believes that Pedro is that person. Although Pedro is gay, Manuel inspires him to consider fatherhood.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—The Department of Modern Languages will host a film screening of “Muñeca” at 6:30 p.m. on Thurs., March 26, in Talbot Hall room 210 (350 Ridge Road), followed by a talk by director Sebastian Arrau. The event is free and open to the public. For information, contact 740-587-6643.
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