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4 Jun 2019 6:30pm
Diamantino neatly defies definitive description or classification – is it a fantasy, sci-fi, maybe sports or coming-of-age drama? The film follows child-like Diamantino, once a great soccer star who ends his career in disgrace and is struggling to find a new purpose. On his way to discovering it, he gets involved in an anti-EU campaign and faces all kinds of pressing modern-day issues – cult of celebrity, neo-fascism, Brexit, the refugee crisis, genetic modification…
Evil twin sisters, mad scientists, giant adorable Pekinese puppies – surrealistic, creative in its employment of costume and design, Diamantino is made to astonish.
“Bizarre, genre-melding political satire.” – the Variety
“One of the year's great films.” – IndieWire – 4 stars
DIRECTOR: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt
DETAILS: PRT / BR/ FR ,2018, cert. TBC
STARRING: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira
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Level access is available to the stalls via the Brudenell Road fire exit. There are four wheelchair spaces in the auditorium. Sadly at this time our toilets are not accessible via wheelchair.
- Wheelchair access
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