Award-Winning German Film When We Leave (Die Fremde) at Symphony Space
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Set against the vibrant, manic backdrop of Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, Black Orpheus is a tragic love story retelling the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice. Winner of the 1960 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, this beautifully photographed movie, with a lively soundtrack that includes the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim, helped popularize bossa nova music in the United States. This tale of star-crossed lovers plays at Symphony Space as part of its Classics in HD screening series. Learn More
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“A remarkable artistic achievement. You must see this film." —_The Huffington Post _
“It’s a universal story that will connect with audiences.” —_The Hollywood Reporter _
What would you sacrifice for your family’s love? Your values? Your freedom? Your life?
German-born Umay flees from her oppressive marriage in Istanbul, taking her young son Cem with her. She hopes to find a better life with her family in Berlin, but her unexpected arrival creates intense conflict. Her family is trapped in their conventions. They are torn between their love for her and the traditional values of their community. Ultimately, they decide to return Cem to his father in Turkey. To keep her son, Umay is forced to move again. She finds the inner strength to build a new life for herself and Cem, but her need for her family’s love drives her to a series of ill-fated attempts at reconciliation. What Umay doesn’t realize is just how deep the wounds are and how dangerous her struggle for self-determination has become.
Running time: 119 min.