[eltdf_dropcaps type=”normal” color=”” background_color=””]D[/eltdf_dropcaps]enis Villeneuve is currently one of the most renowned filmmakers not only in Canada, but of this generation of contemporary elite filmmakers worldwide. His clarity and focus on the multiple discourses within his cinema have consecrated him as one of the most sought after figures in film, cranking out projects that only seem to get better, be they thrillers, dramas or famous remakes. After his Academy-Award nomination for Best Director for his 2016 film Arrival and the upcoming release of Blade Runner 2049, the man who also directed Prisoners, Polytechnique and Next Floor is now one of the filmmakers of the moment and his career has caught the attention of cinephiles and filmmakers everywhere.
The Guanajuato International Film Festival, seeking to bring the best of Canadian cinema to its audience, presents Enemy, from this distinguished Canadian director. A psychological thriller based on José Saramago’s El Hombre Duplicado in which Adam, a divorced professor who lives with his girlfriend, discovers a man who is physically identical to him named Anthony, living close to his wife and stalking her from afar. The lives of these couple intertwine, leading to a fierce battle in which only one of them will come out alive.
Don’t miss this screening as part of the special showcase from our Spotlight Country, Canada, at Cinemex Plaza La Luciérnaga at 16:00 hrs.