• Neruda (2016)


Release Date: December 16th, 2016

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

A determined police inspector (Gael García Bernal) searches for Chilean politician Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco) after he goes into hiding in 1948.

Cast: Luis Gnecco, Gael García Bernal, Mercedes Morán, Diego Muñoz, Pablo Derqui, Michael Silva, Jaime Vadell, Alfredo Castro

Director: Pablo Larraín

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Setembro Cine, Funny Balloons, Participant Media, Reborn Production, Fabula, AZ Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film at times is more playful than illuminating, but it's also a handsomely crafted and boldly idiosyncratic contemplation of a great artist for whom political compromise was anathema. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Fascinating — though overlong and sometimes slow. show more

  • 80
    Allan HunterScreen International

    It is often very funny, unsettling and yet still proves illuminating on the character of Neruda and the battle for Chile in the 1940s. show more

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language