It’s the loneliest time for Gael García Bernal…
The 33-year-old Mexican actor/filmmaker’s latest film, The Loneliest Planet, opens in limited release this weekend.
Directed by Julia Loktev and co-starring Hani Furstenberg, the suspenseful film centers on a local guide who takes a young couple through a twisted, pre-wedding backpacking trip across the wilderness in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia. But the lovers find their amor tested when the threat of violence enters their calm journey.
Sundance Selects will open the film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 AFI Fest in Los Angeles, at the IFC Center in New York and the NuArt in Los Angeles this weekend. It’s also now available On Demand.