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Encore Screening of EL ÚLTIMO TRAJE / THE LAST SUIT

Presented with The Havana Film Festival New York

Sunday, July 15 | 2 PM | Indoors | $10 ($7 for Friends of SAC)

EL ÚLTIMO TRAJE / THE LAST SUIT

A film by Pablo Solarz

(2017 | Spain/Argentina | English Subtitles | Fiction | 92 min.)

An aging Jewish tailor leaves his life in Argentina to embark on a journey back through time and halfway around the world, in the bittersweet road movie THE LAST SUIT.

Eighty-eight-year-old Holocaust survivor Abraham Bursztein (Miguel Ángel Solá) is about to be put out to pasture by his children, who have sold his house in the suburbs of Buenos Aires and booked him into a retirement home. Refusing to bow to family pressure, he sets off on an adventure from which he doesn’t expect to return. Fueled by a sense of duty, and a quest for closure and fulfillment, Abraham decides that the moment has come to fulfill a promise and seek out an old friend. With assistance from a cast of kindly strangers, the sharply-dressed suit maker travels by train across Europe from Spain to Poland, in search of the man who saved him from certain death at Auschwitz. Undeterred by a series of travel mishaps, family foibles and geographical obstacles along the way, the hard edges of the cantankerous Abraham gradually soften.

Writer-director Pablo Solarz imbues his heartfelt and charming tale with nostalgic sepia-tinted colors, a klezmer-infused score, and delicate humor. Heartfelt and charming, THE LAST SUIT exudes a poignant message of the enduring importance of family, friends and honor.

About HFFNY: The Havana Film Festival New York (HFFNY) echoes the mission of the Havana Film Festival in Cuba (Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano) by acting as a platform for films from Central and South America, the Caribbean and Mexico as well as Latino films from the U.S. that lack the recognition they deserve. A project of the American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (AFLFC), HFFNY is proud to represent the largest collection of Cuban films and showcase those Latino cinematic gems that are rarely screened in the U.S.

Venue

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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http://www.southamptonartscenter.org

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