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Wild Tales
February 2016

As high-spirited as its title suggests, Wild Tales opens on a savage note and ends, well, that’s for you to find out.

- Manohla Dargis, New York Times

Wild Tales
February 2016

The half-dozen chapters vary in length and subject matter, but not in style or the efficiency of their message.

- Washington Post

Wild Tales
February 2016

Argentina's nominee for the foreign-film Oscar is wild in every sense of the word.

- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Wild Tales
February 2016

Argentina's nominee for the foreign-film Oscar is wild in every sense of the word.

- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Wild Tales

Wild Tales

Date: February 14, 2016

Location: UICA


Wild Tales (Spanish: Relatos salvajes) is a 2014 Argentine-Spanish black comedy film written and directed by Damián Szifron and starring an ensemble cast consisting of Ricardo Darín, Oscar Martínez, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Érica Rivas, Rita Cortese, Julieta Zylberberg, and Darío Grandinetti. It was co-produced by Agustín Almodóvar and Pedro Almodóvar.

Wild Tales was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards. An anthology film, it is composed of six standalone shorts united by a common theme of violence and vengeance.

This program is free and open to the public and begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, February 14 in the UICA theater, with the short film Floating (8 min.) followed by the feature film Wild Tales.

A panel discussion with a film scholar and history/cultural representative takes place after the film viewing, followed by a reception with complimentary food and beverages.

Panel Discussion for Wild Tales

Moderator: Toni Perrine

Panelists: Kerri VanderHoff, Leandro Robles

 

More about Chiaroscuro's 10th Anniversary Season:

2016 Series Theme: Then and Now

Using a variety of narrative, cinematic and thematic devices, each film explores the relationship between the past and present. The 2016 Series presents an award-winning roster of five celebrated films from around the world.


Reviews

As high-spirited as its title suggests, Wild Tales opens on a savage note and ends, well, that’s for you to find out.

- Manohla Dargis, New York Times
The half-dozen chapters vary in length and subject matter, but not in style or the efficiency of their message. - Washington Post

Argentina's nominee for the foreign-film Oscar is wild in every sense of the word.

- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Wild Tales Official Trailer

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