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LOS LOBOS / THE WOLVES

ARIZONA PREMIERE

Saturday, April 4, 3:00pm

Harkins Tucson Spectrum 18

 

IN PERSON: DIRECTOR SAMUEL KISHI LEOPO

Drama

Mexico/United States, 2019, 1 hr 35min

Producers: Leticia Carrillo Silva, Inna Payán Stoupignan

Director: Samuel Kishi Leopo

Writers: Samuel Kishi Leopo, Luis Briones, Sofía Gómez-Córdova

Cinematographer: Octavio Arauz

Editors: Yordi Capó, Carlos Espinoza Benítez, Samuel Kishi Leopo

Cast: Martha Reyes Arias, Maximiliano Nájar Márquez, Leonardo Nájar Márquez, Cici Lau, Johnson T. Lau

In Spanish and Cantonese with English subtitles

 

“Eight-year-old Max and his younger brother Leo don't have much, but they have each other and their mother Lucía. And they share a dream as well: To visit Disneyland one day. The family has recently emigrated to the USA from Mexico, and while Lucía tries to finance their new life by doing odd jobs, the two brothers spend their days in their sparsely furnished one-room flat. The walls of the room, which they are forbidden to leave, become a projection screen for imaginative adventures and open a window on their new life. Director Samuel Kishi Leopo recalls aspects of his own childhood in Los Lobos and resituates them in a currently highly charged context – brutally honest and yet poetic, melancholic and full of hope.” —Berlin International Film Festival 

 

Winner, Crystal Bear for Best Film, Generation Kplus, Berlin Film Festival, 2020

Winner, SIGNIS Award, Havana Film Festival 2019

Official Selection, Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, 2019

A core of authenticity sets Los Lobos apart from most other migrant stories. —Screen Daily

Tucson Cine Mexico tickets are always free. Please note that when you reserve a ticket, it does not guarantee a seat. Seats will be allocated to ticket holders on a first-come, first served basis. It's not necessary to get a ticket but note that non ticket holders will be seated after ticket holders. 

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