Film: I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back because I Love You/Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo (2009)


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  • Host Department: Romance Languages and Literatures
  • Date: 02/06/2013
  • Time: 7:00PM

  • Location: 2435 North Quad

  • Description:

    Marcelo Gomes & Karim Aïnouz / Brazil/71 min. 

    In this hauntingly melancholy film, geologist José Renato, travels to Sertão, an isolated region in Northeastern Brazil. His goal is to assess possible routes for a water canal from the region’s only river. For many of the region’s inhabitants, the canal will be a lifeline, the chance of a future and source of hope. But for those living on the canal’s direct course, it means only requisitions, departure and loss.

    Film is subtitled in English.