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    You’ll Never Be Alone

    Directed by Alex Anwandter
    Chile | 81 minutes | World Cinema Now

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    You’ll Never Be Alone

    Directed by Alex Anwandter
    Chile | 81 minutes | World Cinema Now

  • View Trailer

    You’ll Never Be Alone

    Directed by Alex Anwandter
    Chile | 81 minutes | World Cinema Now

  • View Trailer

    You’ll Never Be Alone

    Directed by Alex Anwandter
    Chile | 81 minutes | World Cinema Now

  • View Trailer

    You’ll Never Be Alone

    Directed by Alex Anwandter
    Chile | 81 minutes | World Cinema Now

  • View Trailer

    You’ll Never Be Alone

    Directed by Alex Anwandter
    Chile | 81 minutes | World Cinema Now

Based in part on the 2012 murder of a gay Chilean teen, this impressive debut film from musician Alex Anwandter is a powerful treatise on Chile’s generational divide, an engrossing tale of betrayal and redemption, and a stirring testament to a father’s love.

Schedule

January 13, 2017 4:30 PM Mary Pickford Theater Tickets not available
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January 15, 2017 5:00 PM Regal Cinemas Tickets not available
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film synopsis

Pablo (Andrew Bargsted) finds refuge from Santiago's drab, dangerous streets in his brightly lit, rose-hued room, lip-syncing to his favorite ballads while clad in a sequined gown, hoping to one day make his mark as a drag performer. Meanwhile his father Juan (Sergio Hernández, No; Gloria) stews in a factory job, knowingly blind to his son's burgeoning sense of self. When a brutal betrayal by closeted neighbor Félix (Jaime Leiva) puts Pablo's life in the balance, Juan must confront his failure to truly connect with his son and find a way to pay staggering medical bills in a culture that's at best indifferent to his plight.

Based in part on the 2012 murder of Daniel Zamudio, this unforgettable debut feature from electropop musician Alex Anwandter is a powerful treatise on Chile's generational divide, especially as it relates to machismo and gay rights. Evocatively filmed by DP Matías Illanes, You'll Never Be Alone is at once a pointed social critique, an engrossing tale of betrayal and redemption, and stirring testament to a father's love.

film details

Original Language Title: Nunca vas a estar solo
Country: Chile
Year: 2016
Running Time: 81 minutes
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: Yes
Awards: Special Jury Award, Berlinale
Director: Alex Anwandter
Producers: Isabel Orellana Guarello
Principal Cast: Sergio Hernández, Andrew Bargsted, Gabriela Hernández, Edgardo Bruna, Antonia Zegers
Cinematographers: Matías Illanes
Editor: Felipe Gálvez
Music: Alex Andwanter
Screenwriter: Alex Anwandter
International Sales Company: Wide Management
Website: www.facebook.com/nuncavasaestarsolo/

guests in attendance

Andrew Bargsted – Actor (January 15 only)

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