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Ema (2019)

Pablo Larraín (Chile)

Event is cancelled

 
  • 17 May 2020, Sun 5pm
    24 May 2020, Sun 2pm
  • Oldham Theatre
  • $12
    Standard Price
    General
    $12
    Bundle of 3
    $30

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    Bundle of 3 different films at $30*

     


  • Southeast Asian Premiere

    Language: Spanish

    107m

  • Rating: R21

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Ema (2019)

Pablo Larraín (Chile)

Adoptive parents Ema (Mariana Di Girolamo) and Gastón (Gael García Bernal) are artistic free spirits in an experimental dance troupe whose lives are thrown into chaos when their son Polo is involved in a shockingly violent incident. As her marriage crumbles in the wake of their decision to abandon the child, Ema embarks on an odyssey of liberation and  self-discovery  as  she  dances  and  seduces  her way into a daring new life. Centering on the sinuous, electrifying art of reggaeton dance, Ema is an incendiary portrait of a lady on fire, the story of an artistic temperament forced to contend with societal pressure and the urge to conform. From world-class director Pablo Larrain (Jackie, Neruda) comes another psychologically acute exhumation of Latin American life under restriction featuring an unforgettable heroine who is determined to move freely through the world, as she electrifies everyone and everything around her.