Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Agenda Cultural - Buenos Aires
Festivales de Buenos Aires

One night in April 1957, 19-year-old Albertina escaped prison where she was serving a sentence for robbery. While escaping, she breaks an anklebone called astragalus. She will jump from one hiding spot to another, struggling to remain free. 



Sections:
Focus & Homages / Paulo Branco

While Sy may seek to emulate the mood and aesthetics of the Nouvelle Vague, with rich black and white photography and nods to the likes of Vivre sa vie and Shoot the Piano Player, Astragal is very much a piece of work of the 21st century. While details remain unchanged from the 50 year-old source material, the fact that Albertine has of a post-colonial background takes on a second meaning post-Charlie Hebdo. State harassment of Algerian residents fills the streets of Sy’s Paris, to which Albertine has fled following her escape from prison. The title comes from the name of a bone in the ankle, the part of the body that Albertine breaks during her prison escape. While the resulting limp becomes the character’s key physical attribute, it’s in her emotional foundation where she struggles and fights to maintain a semblance of normality. AB


Thursday 14 - 14:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 10 Tickets sold out

Sunday 17 - 14:40 h
Village Recoleta Room: 10 Tickets sold out

Other title/s: Astragal / El astrágalo
Year: 2015
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 96
Country:

Team:

D: Brigitte Sy G: Brigitte Sy, Serge Le Peron F: Frederic Serve
E: Julie Dupre DA: Françoise Arnaud S: Luc Meilland, 
Melissa Petitjean M: Béatrice Thiriet P, PE: Paulo Branco 
CP: Alfama Films Production, France 3 Cinéma I: Leila Bekhti,
Reda Kateb, Esther Garrel, Jocelyne Desverchere, India Hair




Contact:

Alfama Films. Andrea Dos Santos
T +33 786 559 223
E andrea.alfamafilms@orange.fr W alfamafilms.com

27 de April de 2016

380 mil personas vivieron [18] bafici

Durante 11 días y en 27 sedes, la ciudad se vistió de cine con una notable respuesta del público.

show moore

24 de April de 2016

Surprises revealed

find here which are the surprise films that bafici programmed for today at village recoleta: there are tickets available for all screenings.

show moore

24 de April de 2016

A super sunday at terraza of cc recoleta

enjoy a free three-part program at cc recoleta: shorts from the “hacelo corto” fest, wallace & gromit and michael jackson.

show moore

View all news