|Global Visions film series presents "Breakfast on Pluto"|
The Global Visions film series presents a movie from Ireland, "Breakfast on Pluto," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. Admission is free.
Set in the 1970s, "Breakfast on Pluto" follows the exploits of Patrick Braden (Cillian Murphy), an endearing but deceptively tough young man. Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown and aware from a very early age that he is different, Patrick survives this harsh environment with the aid of his wit and charm, plus a sweet refusal to let anyone and anything change who he is.
As Patrick's penchant for dressing up and his sewing skills develop, he begins his transformation into the beautiful and androgynous Kitten. With a burning desire to find his mother, he moves to London where an hilarious, memorable and emotional series of misadventures sees Kitten finally finding the love and happiness he so craves and deserves.
Neil Jordan weaves a wonderfully surreal and magical tale to bring us this funny, moving and poignant rites-of-passage account of a young man enduring the trials and tribulations he faces with a smile and unwavering faith in the inherent goodness in us all.
-- Marcia Mikulak, Global Visions Film Series, Anthropology, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-4718