DISOBEDIENCE

Sebastián Lelio

USA, Ireland 114 min Spanish premiere Fiction

Synopsis

From a screenplay by Sebastián Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz, and based on Naomi Alderman’s book, the film follows a woman (Rachel Weisz) as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend (Rachel McAdams). Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.

Director

Sebastián Lelio

(Argentina, 1974) He’s one of the leading figures (along with Pablo Larraín and a few others) of the post-dictatorship Chilean cinema.He gained international recognition when Gloria, his fourth feature film, won several awards at the Berlinale in 2013. His last feature, A Fantastic Woman, was awarded the Oscar for Best foreign language film.

Filmography: Disobedience (2017), Una mujer fantástica (2017), Gloria (2013), El año del tigre (2011), Navidad (2009), La sagrada familia (2005), Carga vital (2003, curt), Ciudad de maravillas (2002, curt), Fragmentos urbanos (2002, curt), Smog (2000, curt), 4 (1995, curt)

Sebastián Lelio

Film information

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Script: Sebastián Lelio, Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Contact: Sony Pictures
With: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola
Country: USA, Ireland
Year: 2017
Format: DCP
Length: 114 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2018