ESSENTIAL CINEMA

LAS MALAS INTENCIONES (Bad Intentions)

Co-sponsored with Cine Las Americas

Cinematography by Rolo Pulpeiro
Editing by Rosario Suárez
Original music by Patrick Kirst
Cast: Fatima Buntinx, Katerina D’Onofrio, Melchor Gorrochátegui, Kani Hart
Peru, 2011, Ondamax, digital, color, 110 min.
Spanish with English subtitles

Cayetana, a young girl with a mind of her own, is well aware of the guerrilla war racking her country, but in 1982 she is more concerned with the impending birth of a new baby brother. The girl lives in the very lap of luxury but this threat to her exclusive station as “the only child” is upsetting her equilibrium. Her mother is addicted to downers and is married to a new husband, who has brought the upsetting pregnancy into Cayetana’s world. Blessed (or cursed) with a vivid, often morbid imagination, the young girl treats the household staff abominably and creates vivid lies which hurt others. She even begins to think that upon the birth of the new baby, she herself will die.  LAS MALAS INTENCIONES won both the Jury and Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at Cine Las Americas 2012 and has won (or been nominated for) awards in other international festivals.  

 

SCREENING INFO

Tuesday, July 24 at 7 PM
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
(1120 S Lamar)
Tickets: $8 General Admission / $5 for AFS Members / FREE for Season Pass Holders & Sustainer & Higher Members

Read program notes
Back to Essential Cinema Home
Browse Past Essential Cinema Screenings

Ticketing 101

Online ticketing closes at 3 PM on the day of the show for weekday screenings and 10 AM for weekend shows. Remaining tickets are available at the theater.

Austin Film Society Members must be logged in to view free or discounted ticket options. Log in >>

Not a member? Join now!

Create a website account here and click on "New User Registration."

Questions? Check out Help or call our office at 512-322-0145.


Upcoming Events

Arthouse: LUMINOUS DOUBLE FEATURE
Sun, 01 Mar 2015
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

New Releases: KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER
Sun, 01 Mar 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Moviemaker Dialogue: SXSW 2015 Film Orientation
Tue, 03 Mar 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Co-Sponsored Event: KATIYABAAZ (POWERLESS)
Wed, 04 Mar 2015
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


More Events Print View