One filmmaker to pay close attention to at the moment is Pablo Larraín. The director behind “No” enters 2016 with a lot on his plate, including wrapping up “Neruda” starring Gael Garcia Bernal and gearing up to shoot “Jackie” with Natalie Portman. But arriving first is his Silver Bear winning, Golden Globe nominated “The Club,” and today we have an exclusive clip from the film.
Starring Alfredo Castro, Roberto Farias, Antonia Zegers, and Jaime Vadell, the film follows four priests who live in a secluded town where they are atoning for this sins. But their sheltered world begins to fall apart with the arrival of an outsider. Here’s the official synopsis:
In a secluded house in a small seaside town live four unrelated men and the woman who tends to the house and their needs. All former priests, they have been sent to this quiet exile to purge the sins of their pasts, the separation from their communities the worst form of punishment by the Church. Their fragile stability is disrupted by the arrival of an emissary from the Vatican who seeks to understand the effects of their isolation, and a newly-disgraced housemate. Both bring with them the outside world from which the men have long been removed, and the secrets they had thought deeply buried. THE CLUB is Larraín’s taut, blackly comic commentary on individual responsibility, organized religion and the combustible combination of the two.
The clip below gives a sense of the rising tension of the drama. “The Club” opens on February 5th. Watch below.