Argentina's Explosive Thriller El Clan (April 29 May 5) Returns To San Diego!

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Argentina's Explosive Thriller El Clan (April 29 May 5) Returns To San Diego! says
Back by popular demand! Argentina’s explosive thriller The Clan (April 29 – May 5) returns to San Diego! “The Clan, Pablo Trapero’s wrenching, exciting new film," - The New York Times. Opening this weekend only at Digital Gym Cinema North Park. Your home to the best in independent & foreign cinema. Tickets & showtimes - http://digitalgym.org/el-clan/

Argentina's wildly acclaimed EL CLAN captivated audiences at the San Diego Latino Film Festival and now returns for a theatrical engagement at the Digital Gym Cinema (4/29-5/5). The "disappearances" that marked the Videla regime in Argentina continued after the dictator's fall in 1981, but the motive changed from politics to money. Arquimedes Puccio kidnapped wealthy men and women and held them for ransom in his home, using domineering control over his family and - for a time - the tacit protection of police to do it.

In the dying days of Galtieri and his Dirty War, the Puccio family appears to be like any other high-class Argentine family. When they fall on hard times, the patriarch of the clan, Arquimedes (Guillermo Francella), makes up for it by following the government’s lead: kidnapping, extorting and murdering victims for large sums of money. Arquimedes pulls his eldest son, Alejandro, a professional rugby player, into his schemes while the rest of the family seems blissfully unaware, or chooses to ignore what is happening right under their noses. When the junta collapses, so does the Puccio family business. Based on a case that shook Argentina, this film asks what is the moral price of complicity.


Critic Quotes:
“A muscular, Hollywood-style account of the Puccio fiasco, in which a relatively well-to-do San Isidro family kidnapped their rich neighbors in order to extort ransoms from their relatives.” Peter Debruge·Variety

“The Clan, Pablo Trapero’s wrenching, exciting new film, could be described as an examination of the banality of evil.” A. O. Scott, New York Times

“Francella and Lanzani are excellent, not only in their charged moments together, but throughout this nervy and provocative picture.” - Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

Trailer:
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV4jSwCrR44]


Showtimes:
Friday, April 29: 11:00AM, 1:15, 3:30, 8:00
Saturday, April 30: 11:00AM, 3:30, 8:00, 10:15
Sunday, May 1: 11:00AM, 1:15, 8:00, 10:15
Monday, May 2: 1:00, 3:15, 5:30
Tuesday, May 3: 1:00, 3:15, 7:45
Wednesday, May 4: 1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 10:00
Thursday, May 5: 1:00, 3:15, 7:45

Run Time: 110minutes
MPAA Rating: R
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By: Digital Gym Cinema