Mariano Pensotti

Cineastas
Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2015
Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2015

Photo by Carlos Furman

DATE HAS PASSED Merrill Wright Mainstage Theater

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 "Do our fictions reflect the world, or is the world a distorted projection of our fictions?"
- Mariano Pensotti

Love, money, family, work, death, and McDonald's: the lives and films of four cineastas blend seamlessly in this tour de force from Argentinian auteur Mariano Pensotti.

A gorgeous bi-level stage frames the real lives and film lives of the characters over the course of a year in Buenos Aires. Can the two ever really be completely distinct? How does art influence real life?

Pensotti ingeniously adapts cinematic techniques - voice-over, fades, panoramic long takes - for the stage, resulting in an intricate portrait of a city, its inhabitants, and a specific epoch.

In Spanish with English surtitles.

MARIANO PENSOTTI is a director, writer, and filmmaker based in Argentinia. He is becoming known worldwide for his singular set design, site-specific performances and writerly depictions of the "lost generation" in South America. Pensotti last visited OtB with 2012's El pasado es un animal grotesco.

*Please note there will be cigarette smoke and a strobe light used during this piece.

BUENOS AIRES | FILM | THEATER | VISUALLY STUNNING | BILINGUAL

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El pasado es un animal grotesco

Pensotti last visited OtB with 2012's El Pasado es un animal grotesco