The Last Elvis

Sun. 02/10 | 9:30PM @ Roxie Theater (map)

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Armando Bo | Argentina 2012 | 90min. | Print Source: K&S Films Armando Bo’s phenomenal debut tells of a divorced singer who lives as if he were the reincarnation of The King. A factory worker by day and small-time star by night, Carlos “Elvis” Gutiérrez has built his entire life, such as it is, around this borrowed identity. In his shabby, barely furnished apartment, his small-screen viewing consists entirely of Presley concerts and interviews. He insists on calling his ex-wife Priscilla, though her name is Alejandra; their young daughter - whom he is largely estranged from - is naturally named Lisa Marie. Forced to care for Lisa Marie when his ex is suddenly hospitalized, a bond develops, but the dream of being Elvis remains all too powerful in this tale of obsession and delusion punctuated by brilliant musical performances. Anchored by a knockout performance by real-life Elvis Presley tribute artist John McInerny, Bo’s sympathetic character study focuses on the emptiness of one man’s life as he braces for his last stand. (Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter)
The Last Elvis

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