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Scarred Hearts

When: Wed., March 28, 6-7 p.m. 2018

As part of Carnegie Mellon University’s International Film Festival, “Scarred Hearts” is inspired by Romanian author Max Blecher's novel of the same name. The film follows Emmanuel, a 20-year-old suffering from bone tuberculosis is admitted to a seaside sanatorium in 1937. Befriending some patients and falling in love with others, he narrates his attempt to live life while confined to a body cast and bed. Throwing parties one moment and partaking in political discussion the next, he and his fellow patients' bodies wither, but their minds refuse to give. Not

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