He stood for freedom for his country and the world: now here’s Neruda on the big screen. After El Club, last year’s Louve d’or winner, Larrain is back with a nonconformist biopic about Pablo Neruda. Bard of love and nation and a deeply committed left-wing politician (he was a Communist senator): the subject was an obvious choice for Chile’s star filmmaker. The film portrays Neruda in the midst of the Cold War, fleeing the police and composing his masterwork Canto General while in hiding....
| 108 minutes | 2016
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