Sedition astrology and delving into taboos.Don’t look in the eyesThe reason behind the unveiling of the 67th edition of the Valladolid International Film Week (Siemensee) was this Saturday.
This was explained by the director of the film, Felix FiscaretAt the press conference following the media presentation on Saturday at the Calderon Theater of the film competing in the official section of the Valladolid competition.
It is the work of ‘vouyearismo’, from looking, there was something from the song ‘Don’t look into people’s eyes’, by the group low hitsWhich well reflects this double temptation to look and know that we have entered into something forbidden.”
A 107-minute feature film in which Paco Lyonne plays Damien, a man who loses his job and accidentally hides in a closet that ends up in a family home played by actor Leonor Watling, Alex Brindmoul and Maria Romanillos.
practical wardrobe It was her own casting And with whom Leon came to develop a relationship as if he was just another character, to the point of spending time there “in eating or sandwich breaks”, making him feel like “a kind of hermit crab”.
They are joined by Juan Diego Boto as Driver “realistic show” And in contrast, the famous journalist Inaki Jabilundo, who plays his role in various scenes.
“We had a great time with him and we expected a great career for him, even if he started in his 80s, because he knows how to seduce his two children with charisma,” asserted the Seville actor, adding that the veteran journalist “is perfect as ‘supernatural’“.
The work was signed by Navarrese director Félix Viscarret, authored among other documentaries such as ‘under the stars“(2007),”Havana winds(2016), but has also been dumped on series on TV platforms such as ‘Four Nights in Havana’ on Netflix or adaptation of Fernando Aramburu’s ‘Patria’ for HBO.
Writer Juan Jose Melas, author from the shadowsthe novel on which the film is based, and which evaluated the rhythm of its text and its adaptation to the cinematic form.
The director has explored his relationship with Milas literature since his uncle Manolo loaned him two novels when he was young, to stress that “discovering” the “world of Milas”, and seeing life from that other side of the mirror is something Very inspiring at any time in life“.
For his part, Melas admitted it Scenario “surprised” Because he carried out “the very complex process of turning the ‘tempo’ of the novel into a film script” more like the cadence of a story or short story.
“They made a surprisingly good movie, no matter how you look at it: the technical aspect, the actors or the skill of how to tell it,” noting that despite the fact that it takes place in a very enclosed setting, like the mind of the protagonistachieved a “very bright” bar.
Another important role in the movie is that of Leonor Watling, who confirmed it It was easy to get close to a character marked by misfortune for the “very cool script” and that he manages to create an interesting symbiosis between the original script and the final movie.
A film in which self-shots and spaces are combined as a result of the work of the Director of Photography, Alvaro Gutierrezwhich is accompanied by music Michael Salas And that closes the sound of Amaia Romero, winner of the Operación Triunfo competition in 2018, with her song “Más de la medio”, which goes on sale on Friday, October 28.