The Fantastic World of Juan Orol (El Fantástico Mundo De Juan Orol) by Sebastián del Amo (Mexico, 2012, 90 min.). Mexico’s half-forgotten B-movie master, “involuntary surrealist” Juan Orol, receives a pitch-perfect tribute in this irresistible love letter to a self-made man of showbiz, whose career spanned nearly sixty films. As Orol, Roberto Sosa exudes droll underdog charm, anchoring a fast-moving comedy where every frame is an infectious homage to a golden age of cinema, the wile of memory, and the art of fantasy. In Spanish with English subtitles.

Global Lens Film Series

The Fantastic World of Juan Orol

Next Session: This event is closed.
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
Admission
$9MFA members, seniors, and students
$11Nonmembers
Ticket Purchase Required
Event Type
Film