World Film Fest at Skokie Public Library
The Library will present another season of critically acclaimed world films, reflective of the diverse culture of Skokie. A short discussion will follow each movie, unless otherwise noted.
|Monday, March 3||Adrift|
Released 2009 – 97 minutes – Not rated
In Portuguese with English subtitles
While vacationing in Brazil with her family for summer vacation, Filipa discovers her father is having an affair. While going through her own crises that are part of adolescence, Filipa’s discovery about her father forces her to examine what else she might not be seeing in her “perfect” family in this 1980s coming-of-age drama. Starring French actor Vincent Cassel, Camilla Belle, and Debora Bloch.
- ABC Trophy – winner - Best Cinematography
- Cannes Film Festival – official selection
- Cinema Brazil Grand Prize – winner - Best Cinematography
- Cinema Brazil Grand Prize – nominated – Best Actress, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Special Effects, Best Editing, Best Sound
- Havana Film Festival –winner – Best Cinematography
- Premio Contigo Cinema, Brazil – winner – Best Cinematography
- Premio Contigo Cinema, Brazil – nominated – Best Actress – Best Director, Best Costume Design