Sun. Jan 29th, 2023

Sedona Information – The Sedona Worldwide Movie Competition is proud to current the Northern Arizona premiere of “EO” displaying Jan. 20-26 on the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

EO, a grey donkey with melancholic eyes and a curious spirit, begins his life as a circus performer earlier than escaping on a trek throughout the Polish and Italian countryside in a journey marked by absurdity and heat in equal measure.

“EO” is Poland’s official submission to the Academy Awards for Greatest Worldwide Function Movie and has simply been shortlisted for the Oscars. It’s now certainly one of 15 movies vying for one of many 5 coveted nominations. It’s getting rave evaluations from critics and audiences around the globe.

EO, a grey donkey with melancholic eyes and a curious spirit, begins his life as a circus performer earlier than escaping on a trek throughout the Polish and Italian countryside in a journey marked by absurdity and heat in equal measure.

Along with his first movie in seven years, legendary filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski directs certainly one of his most free and visually ingenious movies but, inserting the viewer immediately within the coronary heart and thoughts of the four-legged protagonist.

Throughout his travels, EO is each helped and hindered by a forged of characters together with a younger Italian priest (Lorenzo Zurzolo), a Countess (Isabelle Huppert), and a rowdy Polish soccer crew. Loosely impressed by Robert Bresson’s Au hasard Balthazar, and that includes immersive, beautiful cinematography by Michal Dymek coupled with Pawel Mykietyn’s resonant rating, Skolimowski’s movie places the viewer within the perspective of its four-legged protagonist.

EO’s journey speaks to the world round us, an equine hero boldly mentioning societal ills, and serving as warning to the hazards of neglect and inaction, all whereas on a quest for freedom.

“The #1 movie of the 12 months! Outstanding! No film that I’ve seen this 12 months has moved me as deeply, made me really feel as optimistic about cinema or engaged me with such mental vigor.” – Manohla Dargis, The New York Instances

“Sensible! This might be the 12 months’s most breathtakingly lovely film.” – Justin Chang, Los Angeles Instances

“There isn’t a extra beautiful-looking movie this 12 months. ‘EO’ could also be one of many biggest motion pictures ever made concerning the spirit of animals, as a lot as we will understand it.” – Stephanie Zacharek, Time

“EO” will probably be proven on the Mary D. Fisher Theatre Jan. 20-26. Showtimes will probably be 4 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20, 21, and 22; and seven p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 23, 24 and 26.

Tickets are $12, or $9 for Movie Competition members. For tickets and extra info, please name 928-282-1177. Each the theatre and movie pageant workplace are positioned at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, in West Sedona. For extra info, go to: www.SedonaFilmFestival.org.

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