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Alucinados (Riding High)

Screening of Brazilian film 'Alucinados' (2007), directed by Roberto Santucci.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
James Bridges Theatre
Melnitz Hall 1409
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Alucinados (Riding High) is a psychological thriller about a crime that has become common in today’s Rio de Janeiro. The film takes us into the most dramatic day in the life of Julia, a housewife who is kidnapped in her armored car by Case and Sapeca, two young men from Rio’s slums. What seems at first sight to be a conflict between rich and poor turns into a much more complex plot linking the characters’ past and present.

Screening followed by a Q & A with Director Roberto Santucci. Parking available in structure 3 for $8.00

Cost : Free and open to the public

(310) 825-4571

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Consulate General of Brazil - Los Angeles

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