Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • Four Days in September
  • Film
  • 4/11/2009
  • 13:00-15:00
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Center of Latin American Studies
Event Description
3. Four days in September: Running time 107 minutes. Produced in 1997. Language: Portuguese with English subtitles. Rated R, under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Based on a true story, this is the moving account of the September, 1969, kidnapping of the American ambassador to Brazil (played by Alan Arkin). A group of young idealists plans the terrorist act their only perceived means of voicing their dreams and visions in a military regime. The film delves candidly into their lives and emotions as they begin to question both the depth of their allegiance to the group and the motives of their comrades. Directed by Bruno Barreto.