La Flor is a captivating and witty narrative made up of six independent, successive episodes. A long-nourished project by Argentinian filmmaker Mariano Llinás, produced over 10 years, it weaves a multiplicity of stories and defies any strict convention regarding genre and style. Connected by the same four actresses, who play radically different roles in each part, La Flor is also a tribute to the history of film.
Our marathon 14-hour exploration of how to break storytelling rules draws to a close with episodes 5 and 6. Episode 5 is seemingly the most straightforward, a remake of a 1936 film by Jean Renoir (son of the Impressionist painter Auguste), the indolently romantic Partie de campagne. Finally, part 6 tells the story of a 19th century British woman who has to rediscover her life after escaping from captivity in Patagonia.
Please note the timings for La Flor are as follows:
Part 1 – Sat 26 Oct, 13:00 – 16:40 (includes a 15 minute intermission)
Part 2 – Sat 26 Oct, 17:15 – 22:55 (includes two 15 minute intermissions)
Part 3 – Sun 27 Oct, 15:00 – 20:20 (includes two 15 minute intermissions)