Chauncey -Theater 1 Sat, Aug 13 11:00 AM
Chauncey -Theater 1 Sun, Aug 14 11:00 AM
Chauncey -Theater 2 Thu, Aug 18 3:30 PM
Series Info
Series:The Picture Show
Film Info
Runtime:80 minutes
Director:Alê Abreu
Year Released:2013
Production Country:Brazil
Language:No Dialogue


The Picture Show Family and Children's Series presented by MidWestOne Bank

Free for Kids! Adult Admission $5!

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“Dazzlingly colorful and alive."—Christy Lemire,

“It's hard to put into words the wildly imagined beauty."—Ella Taylor, NPR

Brazilian artist Alê Abreu’s Academy Award-nominated masterpiece is a riotous explosion of music and color, a breathtakingly original and vibrant cinematic experience that depicts the wonders and struggles of the modern world as seen through the eyes of a young boy. Cuca’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family. The young boy’s journey unfolds like a tapestry, the animation taking on greater complexity as his small world expands. Entering civilization, industrial landscapes are inhabited by animal-machines, with barrios of decoupage streets and shop windows and flashing neon advertisements that illuminate the night. The story depicts a clash between village and city, hand crafted and mechanized, rich and poor – and throughout the tumult, the heart and soul of the people beats on as a song.

Appropriate for ages 4+