Diamantino

When big-hearted but dimwitted Portuguese soccer hunk Diamantino (Carloto Cotta, Tabu) blows it in the World Cup finals, he goes from superstar to laughing stock overnight. His sheltered worldview is further shattered after learning about the European refugee crisis and he resolves to make amends by adopting an African refugee – only to find that his new “son” is actually an undercover lesbian tax auditor investigating him on the suspicion of corruption. From there, Diamantino gets swept up in a gonzo comic odyssey involving cigarette-smoking evil twins, Secret Service skullduggery, mad science genetic modification, and a right-wing anti-EU conspiracy. Vividly photographed in Super 16mm and featuring the biggest stampedes of giant Pekingese puppies you’ve ever seen, Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt’s genre-blending and gender-bending satire is the high-camp masterpiece of 2019.

Directed by Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt
Run time: 92 minutes
Rated: NR
Language: Portuguese with English subtitles

 

Show Times

  • Friday, June 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Friday, June 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
  • Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Tickets

$9 general admission
$7 for members and students w/ valid i.d.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Konkel Family Welcome Center, online, or by calling 207-775-6148.

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