Members’ Movie Night: The Last Time I saw Macao

On Wednesday March 13, 2013 at 8:00 pm in Dryden Theatre

Members are invited to a free movie once a month, chosen by our curatorial staff. This month, it's The Last Time I saw Macao (A última vez que vi Macau, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata, Portugal/France 2012, 85 min., Portuguese w/subtitles, Blu-ray).

Help celebrate the grand re-opening of the Dryden by bringing a friend to this screening for free. Details: Info at (585) 271-3361 ext 434.

Rodrigues is one of the true heavyweights of the new international cinema. His last film, To Die Like A Man, blended melodramatic elements from directors such as Douglas Sirk and Pedro Almodovar to create a singular experience. Similarly, The Last Time I Saw Macao is another hybrid, this time of Josef von Sternberg and Chris Marker. Beginning with a reference to von Sternberg’s Jane Russell melodrama Macao, the film then takes on the mode of a detective story-cum-travelogue, told from the viewpoint of the filmmaker, who narrates his attempt to track down a mysterious femme fatale from his past. Part sci-fi flick, part essay film, part B-grade noir, The Last Time I Saw Macao is playfully unique.

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