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Reel Film Club: “La Espera Desespera”/ “Hopeful Hopeless”

August 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

Hopeful Hopeless / La Espera Desespera

Puerto Rico | 2013 | 97 min.
Director: Coraly Santaliz
Genre: Comedy 
Spanish with English subtitles

– Reception (appetizers and drinks included) at 6:00 pm

– Movie screening at 7:00 pm

Jorge’s rather comfortable world is turned upside down when his wife is diagnosed with a severe heart condition. Unable to pay for the operation and inspired by those heist movies he is such a fan of, Jorge decides to rob a bank. Turns out he is not the only one with the same idea in this hilarious and unpredictable portrait of Puerto Rico’s current economic crisis.

La cómoda vida de Jorge se trastorna cuando su mujer es diagnosticada con una enfermedad cardíaca grave. Incapaz de pagar la operación e inspirado en las películas de atracos que él tanto ama, Jorge decide robar un banco. Pero resulta que él no es el único con la misma idea en este divertido e impredecible retrato de la actual crisis económica de Puerto Rico.





August 26, 2014
6:00 pm
Event Category:


The Reel Film Club


Facets Multimedia
1517 W. Fullerton Ave.
Chicago , IL United States
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