The Eight Mountains
An epic journey of friendship and self-discovery, The Eight Mountains is a landmark cinematic experience as intimate as it is monumental, as deep as it is expansive. Adapting the award-winning novel by Paolo Cognetti, directors Felix van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch (The Broken Circle Breakdown) portray through observant detail and stunning landscape photography the profound, complex relationship between Pietro (Luca Marinelli) and Bruno (Alessandro Borghi), who first meet as children when Pietro’s Milan family vacations in an isolated village at the base of the Alpine slopes. As they mature, Pietro becomes estranged from his business-minded father (Filippo Timi) even as Bruno—emotionally abandoned by his own father—takes up the role of surrogate son. Pietro’s father’s death reunites the two in realizing his dream of constructing a cabin on the Alps, and the project and subsequent explorations of the awe-inspiring mountain range bond Pietro and Bruno in a shared purpose. Yet despite their connection, the purity of nature and the demands of society both threaten to drive the men to pursue different, possibly irrevocably divergent paths on the vertiginous terrain of life.
= FILM FACTS =
Running Time 147 mins
MPAA Rating Not Rated
Luca Marinelli, Alessandro Borghi, Filippo Timi
Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch
Paolo Cognetti, Charlotte Vandermeersch, Felix van Groeningen
Admission & Prices
Senior (62+) $12.50
Child (11 and under) $12.50
Student (except after 6pm Fri/Sat) $13.00
Daily, before 5:30pm, $12.50
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