Advance Screening Sept. 18; MUSEO opens at AFI Silver on Fri, Sept 21!
In Alonso Ruizpalacios' (GÜEROS) expertly crafted heist comedy, Gael García Bernal and Leonardo Ortizgris star as two 30-something slackers living with their parents in the suburbs of Mexico City. When the pair decide it's time to shake up their dead-end lives, they come up with a plan to execute the most infamous museum heist in Mexican history. Blundering through their ill-conceived scheme, they leave everything behind and set off on a journey that takes them from the Mayan ruins of Palenque to the decadent underworld of Acapulco Bay. Winner, Best Screenplay, 2018 Berlin International Film Festival; Official Selection, 2018 Karlovy Vary and Toronto film festivals. DIR/SCR Alonso Ruizpalacios; SCR/PROD Manuel Alcalá; PROD Gerardo Gatica, Alberto Muffelmann, Ramiro Ruiz. Mexico, 2018, color, 128 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
No AFI Member passes accepted.