Keswick Film Club - The Son's Room

Sunday 13th October 5:30 PM

The Son's Room 

Director: Nanni Moretti Country: Fr/It
Cert: 15 Year: 2001 Length: 99 mins Language: Italian with English subtitles

Synopsis

When an unexpected death occurs in a family, we follow its impact on those bereaved. Denial, guilt, sorrow, anger, a picking up of the pieces and grudging acceptance are all laid before us in a way that draws us in with the grieving family. It is the effect that the death has on everyday activities that is the most profound and - simply because they are everyday - has the most impact on us.

This is razor-sharp, quality drama about our fragile existence, yet somehow energizing and almost therapeutic. Sad it may be but it is never mawkish or self-pitying. A film that is honest and open - and one that demands to be seen.

Critics

open_quote A beautifully honed gem, multi-faceted, crystal-clear close_quote Geoff Andrew, Time Out


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Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.

Since then, the club has won Film Society Of The Year and awards for Best Programme four times and Best Website twice.

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