March 19 – 30
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Run Time: 80 minutes
Nero and Miguel are two brothers who never met but are forced into an existential journey to the funeral of their father, whom they never knew. Their fantastical tale pays tribute to memories of Samuel Beckett's play Waiting For Godot, and their humorous romp through the countryside of Spain bows to the opposites-attract camaraderie of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Along their voyage, they meet up with a cast of characters who act as guideposts in the brothers' journey to the meaning of life. The two men befriend a narcoleptic man looking for acceptance, a beautiful woman who throws watermelons, Nero's dream girl in a bed of sunflowers, and the ghost of their father who expounds on the secrets to enjoying life. For THE SOUL OF FLIES, Jonathan Cenzual Burley directed and shot his own script using only one camera, masterfully balancing the incredible scenery with this amusing and entertaining story about life's passage and the strangers we depend on along the way. (In Spanish with subtitles) – T.W.
Friday, March 23, 2012 at 9:30 AM
Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 2:10 PM
Monday, March 26, 2012 at 6:30 PM
Cinema en Español
Jonathan Cenzual Burley
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou
Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano
François Cluzet, Omar Sy
Jonathan Cenzual Burley is a Spanish-born director who was educated in England. He has worked in several capacities in filmmaking all over Central and South America.
THE SOUL OF FLIES (2011)
Day and KNIGHT in Akron
Join us for a full day of CIFF38 programming in Akron on Thursday, March 27th!
Cleveland Foundation Community Day at the CIFF38
Enjoy a FREE day at the Festival, courtesy of The Cleveland Foundation on Monday, March 24th