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Hermia & Helena (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 3 August 2017 (Argentina)
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Hermia & Helena is a film of dead ends and new beginnings, navigating different hemispheres and languages with amorous detours, where the written words of Shakespeare clash with the entanglements of modern, digital life.

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Cast overview:
Agustina Muñoz ... Camila
... Carmen
Mati Diop ... Danièle
... Lukas
Julián Larquier Tellarini ... Leo
Laura Paredes
Gabriela Saidon
Pablo Sigal
Romina Paula
Dan Sallitt ... Horace
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Camila, a young Argentine theater director, travels from Buenos Aires to New York to attend an artistic residency to develop a Spanish translation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Upon her arrival, she begins to receive a series of mysterious postcards which set her down a winding path through her past and towards her future. Written by Trapecio Cine

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$4,029, 2 June 2017, Limited Release

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$43,152, 2 November 2017
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Buenos Aires, New York and Shakespeare
2 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

Cities, centuries, cultures, crushes and characters from Shakespeare intertwine in a story inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream. Camila is an art exchange student drifting between Buenos Aires and New York. The different worlds and people that she encounters reveal unexpected aspects of herself.

Shakespeare's play is quite complex as it is. Interpreting the play into Spanish, vaulting across hemispheres and learning an array of new and multifaceted characters, left my head spinning. Other than the brain freeze that ensued after trying to put all these elements together, the film is a dreamy, cerebral delight. I should have read or seen Shakespeare's play again before attempting this film. Seen at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.


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