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TRUMAN (Spain/Argentina)

November 19, 2016 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am


Advanced Screening

The latest feature from Spanish director Cesc Gay is a tender and honest portrayal of a man facing his own mortality, and of the companionship that sustains him in this most trying of times. Starring Ricardo Darin (“The Secret in Their Eyes”, “Nine Queens”, “Wild Tales”, “The Aura”) and Javier Cámara (“Talk to Her”, “Torremolinos 73”, “Living is Easy with Eyes Closed”).

Writers:  Cesc Gay, Tomàs Aragay
Director:  Cesc Gay
Genres:  Comedy | Drama
Running Time:  108 minutes
Distributor:  FilmRise
Country:  Spain / Argentina
Language:  Spanish w|English Subtitles
Rating:  N|R
Starring:  Ricardo Darín (the Secret in their Eyes), Javier Cámara (Talk to Her)

FESTIVALS:  Toronto International Film Festival, Donostia-San Sebastián International Film Festival, Zurich Film Festival, London Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival, Abitibi-Témiscamingue International Film Festival, Les Arcs European Film Festival, Kosmorama Trondheim International Film Festival, Villeurbanne Festival Reflets du cinéma ibérique et latino-américain, FeCHA – Festival de Cine Hispanófono de Atenas, Brussels European Film Festival, New Zealand International Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival

AWARDS:  Spain: Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay; Feroz Awards, Best Actor, Best Screenplay; Fotogramas de Plata, Best Spanish Film; Gaudi Awards, Best Film, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Male Lead; Goya Awards, Best Lead Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Film; José María Forqué Awards,  Best Picture, Best Actor; Nantes Spanish Film Festival, Audience Award; San Sebastián International Film Festival, Feroz Zinemaldia Award; Premio Fénix, Best Actor Sant Jordi Awards, Best Spanish Film; The Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema, Best Actor; Turia Awards, Audience Award, Best Spanish Film; Hong Kong International Film Festival, SIGNIS Award; Seattle International Film Festival, Golden Space Needle Award, Best Actor

“A wonderfully elegant and restrained score, sparingly used, provides the perfect mood for this subtle yet powerful story about male friendship, and man’s best friend.”  Urban CineFile

Official Website (Spanish):  http://trumanfilm.com/

Official Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Qh_nBPXyMg




November 19, 2016
9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
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Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States


Desert Film Society