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2012 GALLERY
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BUSCANDO A EIMISH

BUSCANDO A EIMISH

Looking for Eimish

UK première

dir. Ana Rodríguez Rosell

with Oscar Jaenada, Manuela Vellés,
Emma Suárez, Jan Cornet, Carlos Leal

Spain | 2012 | 85 min | col | cert. PG

In Spanish with English subtitles

12 + 1

12 + 1, UNA COMEDIA METAFÍSICA

12 + 1, A Metaphysical Comedy

UK première

dir. Chiqui Carabante

with Gorka Zubeldía, Aránzazu Garrastazul, Manolo Monteagudo, Julián Manzano

Spain | 2012 | 106 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

CARMINA O REVIENTA

CARMINA O REVIENTA

Carmina or Blow-Up

UK première

dir. Paco León

with Carmina Barrios, María León,
Paco Casaus

Spain | 2012 | 70 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short ANACOS

DEL LADO DEL VERANO

DEL LADO DEL VERANO

The Summer Side

UK première

dir. Antonia San Juan

with Macarena Gómez, Antonia San Juan, Luis Miguel Seguí, Eduardo Casanova

Spain | 2011 | 100 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

TRALAS LUCES

TRALAS LUCES

Behind the Lights

UK première

dir. Sandra Sánchez

with Lourdes Machado, José Estevez, Arturo dos Santos, José Estevez Machado, Lindo Estevez

Spain/Argentina/Portugal | 2012 | 112 min | col | doc | cert. PG

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short JOINING THE DOTS

VERBO

VERBO

UK première

dir. Eduardo Chapero-Jackson

with Alba García, Miguel Angel Silvestre, Najwa Nimri, Verónica Echegui,
Macarena Gómez

Spain | 2011 | 88 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

O APOSTOLO

O APOSTOLO

UK première

dir. Fernando Cortizo

with Carlos Blanco, Xose Manuel Oliveira 'Pico', Paul Naschy, Jorge Sanz, Celso Bugallo, Geraldine Chaplin, Luis Tosar

Spain | 2012 | animation | 85 min | cert. PG

In Spanish with English subtitles

LO CONTRARIO AL AMOR

LO CONTRARIO AL AMOR

The Opposite of Love

UK première

dir. Vicente Villanueva

with Hugo Silva, Adriana Ugarte, Guadalupe Lancho, Luis Callejo, Kiti Manver

Spain | 2011 | 105 min | col | cert. 18

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short PAPA SE HA IDO

A PUERTA FRIA

A PUERTA FRIA

Cold Call

UK première

dir. Xavi Puebla

with Antonio Dechent, María Valverde,
Nick Nolte, José Luis García Pérez,
Alex O'Dogherty, José Angel Egido,
Héctor Colomé, Sergio Caballero

Spain | 2012 | 88 min | col | cert. 12A

In Spanish and English with English subtitles

GRUPO 7

GRUPO 7

Unit 7

UK première

dir. Alberto Rodríguez

with Mario Casas, Antonio de la Torre, Joaquín Núñez, José Manuel Poga,
Inma Cuesta

Spain | 2012 | 95 min | col | cert. 18

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short
STARTING FROM ZERO

LOBOS DE ARGA

LOBOS DE ARGA

Game of Werewolves

UK première

dir. Juan Martínez Moreno

with Gorka Otxoa, Carlos Areces,
Secun de la Rosa, Manuel Manquiña

Spain | 2011 | 104 min. | col | cert. 18

In Spanish with English subtitles

SHORTS SESSIONS

BITTER-SWEET

 

ANACOS  
Dir.
Xacio Baño

AHORA NO PUEDO  
Dir.
Roser Aguilar

EL ABRIGO ROJO  
Dir.
Avelina Prat

NADIE TIENE LA CULPA  
Dir.
Esteban Crespo

TABOULE  
Dir.
Richard García

YO CONFIESO  
Dir.
Adriana Molas

POSTURAS  
Dir.
Alvaro Oliva

AGUSTIN DEL FUTURO  
Dir.
Pablo Hernando

 

LOST & FOUND

 

MATAR A UN NIÑO   
Dir.
César Esteban Alenda and
José Esteban Alenda

ALTO SAUCE  
Dir.
Fernando Pomares

ESTEREOSCOPIA  
Dir.
Xacio Baño

BEIGE  
Dir.
Triana Lorite

MIEDO  
Dir.
Manuel Pérez

CIRCULO UNO  
Dir.
César Pesquera

¿POR QUE DESAPARECIERON LOS DINOSAURIOS?   
Dir.
Mar Delgado, Esaú Dharma

 

CATALAN WINDOW:
A Glimpse into Cinema from Catalonia
 
With the support of:
Institut Ramon Llull La cultura catalana
  Catalan Films & TV
EL SEXO DE LOS ANGELES

EL SEXO DE LOS ANGELES

The Sex of the Angels

Special preview courtesy of TLA Releasing

dir. Xavier Villaverde

with Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Alvaro Cervantes, Llorenç González, Lluïsa Castell

Spain | 2011 | 105 min | col | cert. 18

In Catalan and Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short PLENAMAR

LOS PELAYO

LOS PASOS DOBLES

The Double Steps

UK première

dir. Isaki Lacuesta

with Miquel Barceló, Djenebou Keita

Spain | 2011 | 86 min | col | cert. PG

In French and Bambara with English subtitles

MIENTRAS DUERMES

MIENTRAS DUERMES

Sleep Tight

Special preview courtesy of
Metrodome Group

dir. Jaume Balagueró

with Luis Tosar, Marta Etura,
Alberto San Juan, Petra Martínez

Spain | 2011 | 107 min | col | cert. 18

In Spanish with English subtitles

LOS PASOS DOBLES

LOS PASOS DOBLES

The Double Steps

UK première

dir. Isaki Lacuesta

with Miquel Barceló, Djenebou Keita

Spain | 2011 | 86 min | col | cert. PG

In French and Bambara with English subtitles

CUADERNO DE BARRO

CUADERNO DE BARRO

UK première

dir. Isaki Lacuesta

with Miquel Barceló

Spain | 2011 | 61 min | col | cert. PG

In French with English subtitles

EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS

EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS

dir. Gerson Wetzel

with Ferran Adrià, Oriol Castro, Eduard Xatruch, Eugeni de Diego, Aitor Lozano

Germany | 2010 | 108 min | doc | col | cert. 12A

In Spanish, Catalan and French with English subtitles

BASQUE WINDOW:
A Glimpse into Cinema
from the Basque Country
With the
support of:
etxe pare
Special thanks:
Kimuak
Filmoteca
Gobierno Vasco
ARRIYA

ARRIYA

The Stone

UK première

dir. Alberto Gorritiberea

with Ramón Agirre, Joseba Apaolaza, Sara Casasnovas, Iban Garate, Iñake Irastorza, Begoña Maestre, Kandido Uranga

Spain | 2011 | col | 101 mins | cert. 15

In Basque and Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short BUCLE

BERTSOLARI

BERTSOLARI

UK première

dir. Asier Altuna

with Maialen Lujanbio, Andoni Egaña,
Joseba Zulaika, John Miles Foley,
Miren Amuriza, Jon Sarasua

Spain | 2011 | col | doc | 90 mins | cert. PG

In Basque and English with English subtitles

Preceded by the short
ZEINEK GEHIAGO IRAUN

LA CASA DE EMAK BAKIA

LA CASA DE EMAK BAKIA

The Search for Emak Bakia

London première

dir. Oskar Alegría

with Bernardo Atxaga, Ruper Ordorika, Tonino Benacquista, Maria Despina Zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Abel Hernandez, Flavio Colombaioni, Andrea Degl'innocenti

Spain | 2012 | doc | col | 84 min | cert. PG

In Basque, French and Spanish with English subtitles

EXTRATERRESTRE

EXTRATERRESTRE

Extraterrestrial

Special preview courtesy of Icon Entertainment

dir. Nacho Vigalondo

with Michelle Jenner, Julián Villagrán,
Carlos Areces, Raúl Cimas, Miguel Noguera

Spain | 2011 | 96 min | col | cert. 12

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short LAGUN MINA

SPECIAL FEATURE ON LUIS TOSAR
TE DOY MIS OJOS

TE DOY MIS OJOS

Take My Eyes

dir. Icíar Bollaín

with Laia Marull, Luis Tosar, Candela Peña

Spain | 2003 | 109 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

LOS LUNES AL SOL

LOS LUNES AL SOL

Mondays in the Sun

dir. Fernando León de Aranoa

with Javier Bardem, Luis Tosar,
José Angel Egido, Nieve de Medina,
Celso Bugallo, Aída Folch, Serge Riaboukine,
Laura Domínguez, Fernando Tejero

Spain/Italy/France | 2002 | 113 min | col |
cert. 7

In Spanish with English subtitles

FLORES DE OTRO MUNDO

FLORES DE OTRO MUNDO

Flowers from Another World

dir. Icíar Bollaín

with José Sancho, Lissete Mejía, Luis Tosar,
Marilín Torres, Chete Lera, Elena Irureta, Amparo Valle, Rubén Ochandiano

Spain | 1999 | 106 min | col | cert. PG

In Spanish with English subtitles

CASUAL DAY

CASUAL DAY

UK première

dir. Max Lemcke

with Juan Diego, Javier Ríos, Luis Tosar, Estíbaliz Gabilondo, Arturo Valls,
Alberto San Juan, Secun de la Rosa,
Malena Alterio, Marta Etura

Spain | 2007 | 95 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short TAXI?

THE LIMITS OF CONTROL

THE LIMITS OF CONTROL

dir. Jim Jarmusch

with Isaach De Bankolé, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Gael García Bernal, Paz de la Huerta, Luis Tosar, Óscar Jaenada, Hiam Abbass, Youki Kudoh, Jean-François Stévenin, Alex Descas, María Isasi, Héctor Colomé

US/Spain/Japan | 2009 | 111 min | col | cert. 13

In English

ACTING ACROSS FRONTIERS
ACTING ALMODOVAR  
With the
support of:
Queen Mary
TODO SOBRE MI MADRE

TODO SOBRE MI MADRE

All About My Mother

dir. Pedro Almodóvar

with Cecilia Roth, Antonia San Juan, Marisa Paredes, Rosa Maria Sardà, Candela Peña, Penélope Cruz

Spain | 1999 | 101 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short
CULTURA CONTRA IMPUNIDAD

LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS

LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS

Broken Embraces

dir. Pedro Almodóvar

with Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo,
José Luis Gómez, Angela Molina

Spain | 2009 | 129 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded by the short
LA CONCEJALA ANTROPOFAGA

LA FLOR DE MI SECRETO

LA FLOR DE MI SECRETO

The Flower of My Secret

dir. Pedro Almodóvar

with Marisa Paredes, Imanol Arias, Juan Echanove, Carmen Elías, Rossy de Palma, Chus Lampreave, Kiti Manver, Jordi Mollá, Nancho Novo, Joaquín Cortés

Spain | 1995 | 98 min | col | cert. 15

In Spanish with English subtitles

A TREASURE FROM THE ARCHIVES
UN, DOS, TRES AL ESCONDITE INGLES

UN, DOS, TRES AL ESCONDITE INGLES

UK première

dir. José Luis Borau and Iván Zulueta

with José Luis Borau, Antonio Drove, Carlos Garrido, MarĂ­a Isbert, Justa Mercedes, Ramón Pons, Patty Shepard, Judy Stephen, Tina Sáinz, José María Íñigo

Spain | 1969 | 90 min | col | cert. PG | Video screening

In Spanish with English subtitles

 
Looking for Eimish
Looking for Eimish: director Ana Rodríguez Rosell
and lead actress Manuela Vellés
The Sex of the Angels
The Sex of the Angels: lead actor Alvaro Cervantes during the talk after the screening
12+1
12+1: A Metaphysical Comedy: Q&A with filmmaker Chiqui Carabante, cinematographer Juan González and actor Gorka Zubeldía
Carmina and 12+1
Actor and filmmaker Paco León (Carmina or Blow-up), Juan González (cinematographer for Carmina or
Blow-up
and 12+1) and filmmaker Chiqui Carabante (12+1: A Metaphysical Comedy)
Paco León
Carmina or Blow-Up: Paco León
Winning Strike
Actor Lluís Homar with LSFF director at the presentation of Winning Strike
Marisa Paredes and Antonia San Juan
Marisa Paredes and Antonia San Juan
Antonia San Juan
Prof. Maria Delgado, actress and filmmaker Antonia San Juan and LSFF director Joana Granero
Acting Almodovar
Acting Almodovar: Actresses Antonia San Juan and Marisa Paredes with Maria Delgado
Acting Almodovar
Marisa Paredes
Joining the Dots
Director Pablo Romero Fresco and Trevor Franklin at the presentation of their short Joining the Dots
Bertsolari
Peio Astigarraga (London Basque Society), Amets Arzallus (bertsolari) and Ane Roteta (ETB, Basque TV) at the presentation of Asier Altuna's documentary Bertsolari
Basque window
Ane Roteta (ETB), Joana Granero, Maria Ugarte (Basque Window Programmer at the LSFF) and bertsolari Amets Arzallus
Luis Tosar
On-stage interview with actor Luis Tosar
O Apostolo
Fernando Cortizo, director of O Apostolo
with the LSFF director
The Opposite of Love
Filmmakers Vicente Villanueva (The Opposite of Love) and Sonia Sebastián (Dad is gone)
Papa se ha ido
Actresses Celia Freijeiro and Eulàlia Ramón with director Sonia Sebastián
Unit 7
Filmmaker Gregorio Arroyo (Starting from Zero) and producer Gervasio Iglesias (Unit 7)
Starting from Zero
Cast & crew of Starting from Zero
and Gervasio Iglesias
Verbo
Eduardo Chapero-Jackson at the Q&A after the screening of his film Verbo
The Clay Diaries
The Clay Diaries: Antonio Molina-Vázquez (Director of Spain Now!), Isa Campo (co-scriptwriter), Andrew Dempsey (independent art curator) and Isaki Lacuesta (director)
Extraterrestre
Julián Villagrán at the presentation of Extraterrestre
Photos by Pablo Goikoetxea
 
 
THE LONDON SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL
takes place at:
Ciné Lumière
at the Institut français
17 Queensberry Place
South Kensington
London SW7 2DT
Box Office:
020 7871 3515
www.institut-francais.org.uk
Regent Street Cinema
309 Regent Street
London W1B 2HW
Box Office:
020 7911 5050
www.regentstreetcinema.com