The Texas Performing Arts will be presenting the U.S. premiere of Sin Sangre on March 21 and 22 starting at 8 p.m. at the McCullough Theatre in conjunction with the Chilean Theatre Company, Teatrocinema, and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American studies and the department of theatre and dance. The film will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles.
The film is an adaptation of a novella by Italian author and playwright Alessandro Baricco. The dark film creates a lot of tension similar to that of a 1960s B-movie thriller. The movie itself is about a man and his two children—a young girl and a boy—who are surrounded by three armed men who are there looking for vengeance on the man known as the ‘Hyena’ who was celebrated for his cruelty with enemy prison inmates during the war. The man only has time to hide his daughter, but is soon killed along with his son. One of the men finds the daughter, but takes pity and does not rat her out. However, in the future she comes back looking for vengeance on her father and brother’s deaths and only one of the men is left for to kill.
Teatrocinema is a theatre company from Chile whose mission is to create a fusion of cinema and theatre. The Texas Performing Arts will be presenting them through their ArtesAméricas which promotes cultural dialogue in the Americas through the performing arts. For more information on ArtesAméricas, visit their website.
The McCullough Theatre is located on 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. Tickets are available for $32, $10 student tickets, and discounted tickets for UT faculty and staff, seniors and military. They are already on sale at authorized ticket outlets including the Bass Concert Hall Box Office, most H-E-B stores and all Texas Box Office outlets, online at texasperformingarts.org, or by calling 512-477-6060 or 800-982-2386.