Thu. 01/07/2021 - 19:15
Cinema Aventure


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John (Viggo Mortensen) lives with his partner, Eric (Terry Chen), and their daughter, Monica (Gabby Velis), in California, far from the traditional rural life he left behind years ago. His father, Willis (Lance Henriksen), a headstrong man from a bygone era, lives alone on the isolated farm where John grew up. Willis’s mind is declining, so John brings him west, hoping he and his sister, Sarah (Laura Linney), can help their father find a home closer to them. Their best intentions ultimately run up against Willis’s angry refusal to change his way of life in any way.
In his directorial debut, Mortensen explores the fractures and contrasts of a contemporary family. Willis’s abrasive nature, by turns caustic and funny, is aggravated by memory loss, bringing past and present into conflict. As father and son finally confront events that have torn them apart, including their differing recollections of John’s mother, Gwen (Hannah Gross), we embark on a journey from darkness to light, from rage and resentment to acceptance and hard-won grace.

Practical information

Next Screenings :
Thursday 15 July - Cinema Galeries/Vaux-Hall (Parc de Bruxelles) - 22H00 - LE MILIEU DE L'HORIZON of DELPHINE LEHERICEY with LAETITIA CASTA
Thursday 5 August  - Cinema Aventure - 19H20 - SUPERNOVA of HARRY MACQUEEN with COLIN FIRTH
Thursday 2 September - Cinema Aventure - 19H20 - LA DEA FORTUNA ( The Goddess of Fortune) of FERZAN ÖZPETEK ( Hamam, The Ignorant Fairies)

Cinema Aventure

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