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La Fiesta del Chivo (The Feast of the Goat) (Dominican Republic, 2005)

Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo, after several years, and remembers her and her family's relationship to Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator, as well as the events surrounding his assassination.

Based on the best-selling novel by Mario Vargas Llosa, this is the story of Urania Cabral, a beautiful, kind, intelligent and independent Manhattan lawyer whom, after 30 years returns to Republica Dominicana to face her ghosts... and the horrifying circumstances that altered her life forever when she was a teenager and Rafael Trujillo a.k.a El Chivo (The Goat) was the iron-handed ruler of this island paradise... after Urania faces her past, nothing in her present or future will ever be the same again.

Author(s)

Lola Films

Categories

CLAS Resources

Location

CLAS Lending Library

Availability

Available