Oct. 22 at FLIFF

Fort LauderdaleFort Lauderdale International Film Festival

Oct. 22 at FLIFF"Looking for Cheyenne" (Oublier Cheyenne) is a tempestuous love story, and a lot more.

Writer-director Valerie Mineto manages with unstinting sardonic bravura to comment on the evils of globalization and the decline of opportunity and self-determination for modern youth.

Sonia (Aurelia Petit), a popular Paris high school teacher striving to make a contribution, and her lover Cheyenne (Mila Dekker), a long-unemployed journalist, have split when Cheyenne renounces society to live off the land. But their love and their effect upon each other may prove to be unending. A highly venturesome and effective film.

— Kevin Thomas

Los Angeles Times

Today's screeningsThe 22nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival runs through Nov. 11. Today's screenings — Looking for Cheyenne (6:30 p.m.) and Blackwater (8 p.m.) — are at Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $5-$8. 954-525-3456, fliff.com. For additional coverage, visit Sun-Sentinel.com/fliff.

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