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Musica campesina | Alberto Fuguet, 2011
Chile/U.S. | Spanish and English with English subtitles | 100 minutes
New York Premiere
Friday, August 19: Reception in honor of filmmaker Alberto Fuguet and actor Pablo Cerda after the 6:30pm screening. Wine courtesy of ProChile. Admission is complimentary with the purchase of a ticket to the screening.
Alejandro Tazo, a laid-back and mellow Chilean with no money or friends who is interested in country music and speaks almost no English, roams through Nashville hoping to find work and meet people. Writer-director Alberto Fuguet evades the classic immigrant story with this amusing tale that explores with humor and brilliant, funny dialogues the experience of a foreigner wrapped in the textures, feelings and sensations of a strange city. With a fabulous soundtrack of country and rock music, some performed live.