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Paddy Breathnach

Duration: 100 mins
Country of Origin: Cuba,Ireland, 2015
Vancity Theatre Screening
Director: Paddy Breathnach


May 05 08:10 pm

Written and directed by Irishmen in Havana, Cuba, this is an outsider’s outsiders’ story, the irresistible tale of an 18-year-old wannabe-drag artiste learning to put over a song and ultimately winning over his homophobic ex-con father. It’s a little bit Billy Elliot, and a little bit Pedro Almodovar, all shot in what one character calls, "the most beautiful slum in the world."