The metafictional ‘Neruda’ opens this weekend at FilmScene

The bio-drama ‘Neruda’ will be opening at FilmScene on March 24 for a special one-week engagement in Iowa City. ‘Neruda’ is a metafictional tale directed by Chilean-born filmmaker Pablo Lorraín, who recently filmed ‘Jackie’ (2016), based on Jacqueline Kennedy and the aftermath of her husband John F. Kennedy’s assassination. ‘Neruda’ stars Gael García Bernal (‘The Motorcycle Diaries,’ Fidel’) as police detective Óscar Peluchonneau, who attempts to arrest revolutionary poet and politician Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco) as he goes underground in his native Chile during the late 1940s. […]

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