The feast of the goat. Film screening and tribute to Mario Vargas Llosa
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), 1992. Urania Cabral returns to her hometown. She can barely recognize the old toothless man lying in his bed, mute and motionless, almost inert. It is her father, Agustin Cabral, alias "Egghead", President of the Senate and right hand man of Trujillo the dictator during many, many years until he fell into disgrace...
Mario Vargas Llosa (born March 28, 1936) is a Peruvian writer, politician, journalist, essayist, and Nobel Prize laureate. He has awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat".
Annette Flynn (University College Dublin), will introduce the film. Annette Flynn is a lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese at the UCD School of Languages and Literatures, specialising in Spanish American and Luso-Brazilian literatures and cultures. Her latest books include a monograph on Jorge Luis Borges entitled normal">The Quest for God in the Work of Borges (2009), and a co-authored dictionary of gastronomy in five languages (2010)
La fiesta del chivo
largometraje - 128 min
País producción España - Reino Unido
Versión originalV.O. Inglés
Instituto Cervantes (Dublín)
Embajada de España (Irlanda)
Se servirá una copa de vino español. Complimentary Spanish wine will be served.