Flatpack Festival
Film for all the senses


Sunday 28th March, 2010

| 20:00

Gruff Rhys beams himself to Patagonia, on the trail of a distant relative.

With: Gruff Rhys, Tony da Gatorra, King Creosote

One of Gruff Rhys’ most vivid childhood memories is seeing a man in a cape playing South American songs in Welsh on S4C. Ever since he discovered that this troubadour, Rene Griffiths, was a distant relative, Rhys has been fascinated by the story of how Welsh communities sprang up in the badlands of Patagonia. In Separado! he takes a break from Super Furry Animals, dons a shiny red helmet, and beams himself across the Atlantic in search of this hidden history. An affecting, inventive road-movie.

Dir: Dylan Goch & Gruff Rhys UK 2009, 86 mins

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