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Magical Realism Series: The Shape of Water

Watch the second of our 3-part fall series exploring the genre of “Magic Realism”.

Magical realism refers to the genre in which magical elements take place in an otherwise mundane or realistic setting. While the fantasy genre often has stories removed from reality, magical realism strives to make a point about reality.
18:00 = Café opens / CASH or MOBILE PAY only! / Tickets are 70 kr. and can ONLY be pre-bought using the link below. NO RESERVATIONS VIA MAIL.
19:00 = 'The Shape of Water', directed by Guillermo det Toro, 2017, 123 minutes
This dark, fantastical, romantic tale is wonderfully told with deep, thematic and symbolic messages running throughout the narrative. The visuals are breathtaking, the creature immersive and all of this told through the slightly surreal lens of 1950s America. A decidedly adult fairytale about a forlorn, mute cleaning lady and the uncanny merman who save each other’s lives in very different ways, this careens wildly from mad-scientist B-movie to heart-thumping Cold War noir to ecstatic, wings-on-heels musical, keeping an unexpectedly classical love story afloat with every dizzy genre turn.



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Jack Stevenson


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