The 39th Portland International Film Festival: MAGALLANES

Christian Meier (Augusto Rivero)- Bruno Odar (Milton Ocharan) copy

In this engrossing thriller, Magallanes works as a psychologically scarred taxi driver in the streets of Lima. But he has also has a side job chauffeuring a brutal retired colonel whom he once served in the army many years ago. One day, Celina steps into Magallanes’ cab, and he recognizes her as a former wartime captive the Colonel viciously abused. Haunted and conflicted by his failure to act to help her in the past, Magallanes vows redemption. He digs up an old photo that could be presented as evidence of the Colonel’s crimes and begins to concoct a plot to blackmail the old man’s son. (105 mins.)

The 39th Portland International Film Festival is sponsored by the James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Delta Airlines, LAIKA, Willamette Week, Regal Entertainment Group, Travel Portland, Umpqua Bank, The Autzen Foundation, Amtrak Cascades, The Lamb-Baldwin Foundation, Hotel deLuxe, Hotel Eastund, Voodoo Doughnut, TV5Monde, and many others.

MAGALLANES screens Saturday, February 13 at 6:15pm at Regal Fox Tower and on Monday, February 15 at 9pm at Regal Fox Tower. The film is being presented as part of our 39th Portland International Film Festival.

Tickets available online and at the door.

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