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CAIRO – 16 October 2017: The American drama film “Gummo” will be screened at Cimatheque on October 17 and October 22.
It is considered to be a dystopian art film.
The film shows the story of lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town.
They are a combination of marginalized and unstable characters.
Teen friends Tummler and Solomon navigate the ruins of the city and try to understand the residents of it.
The aim of the film is to show the perverted and disturbed characters.
It deeply reflects the status of many marginalized groups in the American society.
“Gummo” is written and directed by Harmony Korine, and it stars Jacob Reynolds, Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell and Chloë Sevigny.
It won the KNF Award at the Rotterdam International Film Festival in 1997, as well as the FIPRESCI Prize in the Venice Film Festival in 1997.