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SPAIN arts & culture Cine-Club: 'Intacto'

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Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:30 PM (EDT)

SPAIN arts & culture Cine-Club: 'Intacto'

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'Intacto' by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
SPAIN arts & culture Cine-Club
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Cine-Club strikes back with a Spanish thriller and the first feature film of Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ('28 Weeks After' and 'Intruders')

‘Intacto’ (‘Intact’) was first released in Spain during November, 2001, and then internationally on the film festival circuit in 2002.  ‘IFresnadillo, who wrote the screenplay with Andrés M. Koppel, teases out the implications of his film's Borgesian ideas with impressive elegance. ''Intacto,'' his first feature film, uses the conventions of the thriller to explore knotty and fascinating philosophical questions.



An enigmatic tale of four people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate. They discover that luck is something they cannot afford to be without as they gamble with the highest stakes possible in a deadly game from which only one of them will emerge intact. There is Tomas, a young thief and the sole survivor of a horrific plane crash; Federico, who survived a massive earthquake and discovered he has the power to rob those around him of their good fortune with a touch; Sam, a casino owner who is the ultimate survivor after losing everything but his own life in the terrible conflagration that enveloped Europe during the Second World War; and Sara, a policewoman who walked away from a car crash that killed her family and becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth behind a clandestine gambling ring where death and luck intermingle.

 # Winner Goya Awards: Best New Director / Best New Actor # Grand Prix Bratislava International Film Festival # ADIRCAE Awards: Best First Work # Butaca Awards: Best Catalan Film Actress # Cinema Writers Circle Awards: Best Editing, Best New Artist, Best Cinematography # Fantasporto International Fantasy Film Awards: Best Film, Best Screenplay # Sant Jordi Awards: Best First Work # Toulouse Cinespaña: Best Cinematography, Best Film Score # Official Selection Cannes Film Festival #  Official Selection Toronto Film Festival # Official Selection Sundance Film Festival #

  ‘Intacto’ (‘Intact’) 


  Spain, 2001, 108 Minutes

  Director - Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

  Cast: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eusebio Poncela, Monica       Lopez, Antonio Dechent

  Screenplay - Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Andres Koppel

  Executive Producer - Fernando Bovaira, Enrique Lopez  Lavigne

  Director of Photography - Xavier Jimenez

  Editor - Nacho Ruiz Capillas

  Music - Lucio Godoy

  Production Designer - Cesar Macarron

  Sound - Aitor Berenguer

  In Spanish with English Subtitles

  Rated R Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian

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2375 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, 20037

Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 6:30 PM (EDT)

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