Film Screening: Battle in Heaven
- March 29, 2019
- IU Cinema
- 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
- 10:00 PM to 11:38 PM
Writer/Director Carlos Reygadas will be present for the screening.
Cast entirely with non-professionals, Battle in Heaven tells the story of Marcos, the middle-aged chauffeur of Ana, the daughter of a Mexican general. Marcos is the only member of Ana’s household who knows she leads a double life. Although a child of Mexico’s political elite, Ana amuses herself by working as a prostitute in a high-end brothel. Marcos also has a secret. When he confesses to Ana, a bond of secrecy consecrated by the flesh unites them. As the police draw closer, Ana urges Marcos to turn himself in, but he seeks redemption from a higher power. In Spanish with English subtitles. Contains mature content, including graphic nudity and sexual situations.