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In director Oliver Laxe's (MIMOSAS, YOU ALL ARE CAPTAINS) powerful third feature, Amador Coro (Amador Arias) has been convicted of arson. When he gets out of prison, nobody is waiting for him. He returns to his hometown, a small village hidden in the mountains of rural Galicia, to live with his mother, Benedicta (Benedicta Sánchez), and their three cows. Life goes by, following the rhythm of nature. Until one night when a fire starts to devastate the region. Winner, Un Certain Regard Jury Prize, 2019 Cannes Film Festival; Winner, Best Film, Best Screenplay, 2019 Mar del Plata Film Festival; Winner, Best European Film, Best Cinematography, 2020 Gaudí Awards. Official Selection, 2019 Karlovy Vary, Toronto, San Sebastián, New York, Busan, London and Chicago film festivals.


Spanish Cinema Now+

March 26–May 30

 

AFI Silver Theatre and SPAIN arts & culture are proud to co-present Spanish Cinema Now+, a selection of outstanding new films that reflect the breadth of styles and talents at work in Spain today, including both established auteurs and emerging filmmakers from the international festival scene. This series is the perfect lead-up to the 2021 edition of our Spanish Cinema Now festival, coming in June!

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    85 minutes
  • Language
    Galician, Spanish
  • Country
    Spain, France, Luxembourg
  • Rating
    NOT RATED
  • Note
    With English subtitles.
  • Director
    Oliver Laxe
  • Screenwriter
    Oliver Laxe, Santiago Fillol
  • Producer
    Andrea Vázquez, Xavi Font, Andrea Queralt, Mani Mortazavi
  • Cast
    Amador Arias, Benedicta Sánchez, Inazio Abrao