RECENT CINEMA FROM SPAIN || Miami
November 8-11, 2012
Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts
Thursday, November 8
I WANT YOU (Tengo ganas de ti)
a film by Fernando González Molina
2012 | Zeta Audiovisual, Antena 3 Films | 124 min. | melodrama | trailer
Cast: Mario Casas, Clara Lago, María Valverde
In this sequel to THREE STEPS ABOVE HEAVEN, Hache (Mario Casas) is back in his native Spain following two years in London.
Friday, November 9
WINNING STREAK (The pelayos)
a film by Eduard Cortés
2012 | Alea Docs & Films, Bausan Films | 100 min. | action, drama | trailer
Cast: Daniel Brühl, Lluís Homar, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Oriol Vila, Vicente Romero, Blanca Suárez, Eduard Fernández, Marina Salas, Hui Chi Chiu
The astonishing story of a group of young down-and-outs who are presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; to change their luck and set off on the adventure of their lives. Followed by Q&A with actor Lluís Homar.
A PUERTA FRÍA
a film by Xavi Puebla
2012 | Maestranza Films | 76 min. | drama | trailer
Cast: Antonio Dechent, María Valverde, Nick Nolte
A perfectly pitched study of a desperate salesman facing financial ruin.
Saturday, November 10
UNIT 7 (Grupo 7)
a film by Alberto Rodríguez
2012 | Atípica Films: La Zanfoña Producciones, Sacromonte Films | 96 min.| action, drama, thriller | trailer
Cast: Mario Casas, Antonio de la Torre, Inma Cuesta
UNIT 7 has a tough assignment: to clean the most dangerous drug trafficking networks out of the city and bring an end to the corrosive power that has taken hold of the streets. Followed by Q&A with actor Antonio de la Torre.
a film by Ignacio Ferreras
2011 | Perro Verde Films, Cromosoma | 89 min. | trailer
Adapted from Paco Roca's comic book (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), this stunning animated feature focuses on the friendship of Emilio and Miguel, two senior citizens living in a care facility.
Sunday, November 11
7 DAYS IN HAVANA (7 días en la habana)
a film by Benicio Del Toro, Pablo Trapero, Laurent Cantet, Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabío, Gaspar Noé, Julio Medem
2012 | Morena Films, Full House | 129 min. | trailer
Cast: Daniel Brühl, Emir Kusturica, Josh Hutcherson, Melissa Rivera, Jorge Perugorría
A snapshot of Havana in 2011: a contemporary portrait of this eclectic city, both timeless and looking to the future, through a feature movie made of 7 chapters directed by 7 international directors. Preceded by short films: “Wings” and “La Culpa” (“The Guilt”)
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