Liverpool

Liverpool

Lisandro Alonso • 2008 • Argentina-France-Netherlands-Germany-Spain

Delves into the texture of time, following a merchant sailor en route to his hometown in Tierra del Fuego.

Farrel has been at sea for years. Steeped in the quotidian routines of life on a merchant ship, one day Farrel requests to disembark. His goal is to visit his ailing mother in Ushuaia. Equipped solely with a backpack and a bottle of vodka, Farrel embarks across the snow-laden landscapes of Tierra del Fuego—once home, his mother doesn't remember who he is. While other locals treat him with hostility, a young girl named Analia takes a liking to Farrel, evoking a wider web of personal histories than originally conceived.

Lisandro Alonso's fourth film premiered at Cannes' Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Göteborg, Toronto, CPH:PIX and Gijón, where it won the Grand Prix.

Liverpool

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    Lisandro Alonso • 2008 • Argentina-France-Netherlands-Germany-Spain

    Delves into the texture of time, following a merchant sailor en route to his hometown in Tierra del Fuego.