The Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto and Latin American Studies (University of Toronto) present the Mexican Film Series with the first screening “La cobarde”, as part of Julio Bracho´s Vision.
Plot summary: A man and his two nephews rescue a little girl, the only survivor of a shipwreck. Arturo brings the child home and adopts her, naming her Mara after the sea. The girl is raised along the two boys, Julio and Roberto, in a happy childhood. Once she becomes a woman, Mara is the shining star around which the three men’s lives will circle in a game of love, deception, and madness.
Production: Clasa Films Mundiales / 114 mins. / Director: Julio Bracho / Script: Arduino Maiuri / Photography: Agustín Jiménez / Cast: Irasema Dilián, Ernesto Alonso, Carlos Navarro, Carlos Agosty, Andrea Palma.
After the screening, listen to the commentary by Gina Beltrán (Dept. of Spanish). This screening is possible thanks to the Televisa Fundation.
Date & Time: Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Larkin 340, 15 Devonshire Place, room 340 (M5S 1H8)
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 26 October 2011