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22/30 September 2017 - #65ssiff

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Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas / Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles
Made in Spain
Manuel Cristóbal
Foto: Ulises Proust

Paris, 1930. Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel are now the leading figures of the surrealist movement. Unexpectedly, Buñuel is left penniless following the scandal around his film L’âge d’or (The Golden Age). In this difficult situation, he can’t even start tackling his next project, a documentary about one of Spain’s poorest regions, Las Hurdes. However, his good friend, the sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket, promising that, if he wins, he’ll pay for the film. Incredibly, luck is on his side.

BIOGRAPHY

Salvador Simó (Badalona, Spain. 1968) has worked, among other companies, for Disney, in Paris, and MPC, in London, in the previsualisation and layout department on projects such as The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) and Skyfall (2012), and as the sequence lead for The Jungle Book (2016), Passengers (2016) and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). In 2008 he started to direct an animated series in Asia, of which he finally helmed more than 500 minutes. Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas (Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles) won the Jury Prize at the Los Angeles Animation Film Festival and competed at the Malaga Festival.

PROGRAMME
d. 25
23:00h.
Cinema: Principe, 9
O.V. (Spanish, French) with Spanish subtitles and English electronic subtitles
 Presentation and Q&A 
  • Manuel Cristóbal (Producer)
  • Carlos Polo (Producer)
  • d. 26
    22:30h.
    Cinema: Principe, 3
    O.V. (Spanish, French) with Spanish subtitles and English electronic subtitles
    d. 28
    21:00h.
    Cinema: Principe, 3
    O.V. (Spanish, French) with Spanish subtitles and English electronic subtitles
    CAST & CREW
    Director
    Salvador Simó
    Screenplay
    Eligio Montero, Salvador Simó
    Production
    Sygnatya SL
    Manuel Cristóbal
    The Glow Animation, SL.
    José María Fernández de Vega
    Hampa Studio, SL.
    Alex Cervantes
    Sales
    Latido Films
    Distribution
    Wanda Vision, SA.
    Photography
    José Piñero
    Edition
    José Manuel Jiménez
    Music
    Arturo Cardelús
    Running Time
    80 m.
    Country
    Spain
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    Official Collaborators:
    Associated Institutions:
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