Post Tenebras Lux

Post Tenebras Lux

Mexico, 2012, 115 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: France, Netherlands, Germany
Genre/Subject: Drama
Language: Spanish, English, French English Sub-Titles

MUST END Thursday, June 13th at Sie FilmCenter
Digital presentation - POST TENEBRAS LUX (“light after darkness”), ostensibly the story of an upscale, urban family whose move to the Mexican countryside results in domestic crises and class friction, is a stunningly photographed, impressionistic psychological portrait of a family and their place within the sublime, unforgiving natural world. Reygadas conjures a host of unforgettable, ominous images: a haunting sequence at dusk as Reygadas’s real-life daughter wanders a muddy field and farm animals loudly circle and thunder and lightning threaten; a glowing-red demon gliding through the rooms of a home; a husband and wife visiting a swingers’ bathhouse with rooms named after famous philosophers. By turns entrancing and mystifying, POST TENEBRAS LUX palpably explores the primal conflicts of the human condition.

Read the L.A. TIMES' glowing review of POST TENEBRAS LUX right HERE

DIRECTOR: Carlos Reygadas
Screenwriter: Carlos Reygadas
Principal Cast: Adolfo Jiménez Castro, Nathalia Acevedo, Willebaldo Torres, Rut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas
US Distributor: Strand Releasing

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