Child’s Pose
April 4th-10th
Screening Room

A sharply crafted family thriller, CHILD’S POSE pivots on a riveting performance by Gheorghiu (4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS, THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU, BEYOND THE HILLS) as a steely, upper-class Bucharest architect determined to keep her 30-something deadbeat son out of jail after a deadly car crash. How far will she go to convince the police, eyewitnesses and even the victim’s family that her son was not recklessly speeding? A spellbinding drama of social commentary and psychological realism, this caustic look into the corrupt heart of the Eastern European bourgeoisie twists into a brilliantly ambiguous study of obsessive motherly love. It marks the third feature directed by Calin Peter Netzer and yet another impressive, witty screenplay by Razvan Radulescu, who co-wrote Cristi Puiu’s THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU and STUFF AND DOUGH, as well as TUESDAY, AFTER CHRISTMAS, THE PAPER WILL BE BLUE and other landmarks of the Romanian New Wave.

 

Friday  7:00pm, 9:30pm

Saturday 1:30pm, 4:00pm, 6:30pm, 9:00pm

Sunday 1:30pm, 6:00pm

Monday  8:00pm

Tuesday 2:30pm, 8:00pm

Wednesday- (plays in main hall at 8:30pm)

Thursday 8:00pm