London Spanish Film Festival
2009 FESTIVAL FILM SCREENINGS  
2009 GALLERY
CAMINO

UK Premiere

dir. Javier Fesser

with Nerea Camacho, Carme Elías,

Mariano Venancio, Manuela Vellés

Spain / 2008 / col / 143 mins / cert.12

EL PATIO DE MI CARCEL
My Prison Yard

UK Premiere

dir. Belén Macías

with Verónica Echequi, Candela Peña,

Blanca Portillo, Ana Wagener

Spain / 2008 / col / 99 mins / cert. 18

LA CASA DE MI PADRE
Blacklisted

UK Premiere

dir. Gorka Merchán

with Carmelo Gómez,
Juan José Ballesta,

Mónica Echegui, Emma Suárez

Spain / 2008 / col / 100 mins / cert. 15

LA NOCHE QUE DEJO DE LLOVER
Some Nights Last Forever

London Premiere

dir. Alfonso Zarauza

with Luis Tosar, Nora Tschirner,

Mercedes Sampietro, Chete Lera

Spain / 2008 / col / 90 mins / cert. 12

LOS ABRAZOS ROTOS
Broken Embraces

dir. Pedro Almodóvar

with Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar,

Blanca Portillo, José Luis Gómez

Spain / 2009 / col / 129 mins / cert. 15

Image: © EL DESEO, D.A., S. L. U.

LOS AÑOS DESNUDOS
The Naked Years: Classified 'S'

London Premiere

dir. Dunia Ayaso and Felix Sabroso

with Candela Peña, Mar Flores,

Goya Toledo, Antonio de la Torre

Spain / 2008 / col / 103 mins / cert. 15

MYNA SE VA
Myna Has Gone

UK Premiere

dir. Sadrac González and Sonia Escolano

with María del Barrio Fernández,

David López-Serrano Páez,
Alvaro Pascual

Spain / 2009 / col / 117 mins / cert. 18

SOLO QUIERO CAMINAR
Just Walking

UK Premiere

dir. Agustín Díaz Yanes

with Diego Luna, Ariadna Gil,
Victoria Abril,

Pilar López de Ayala, Elena Anaya

Spain/Mexico / 2008 / col / 129 mins / cert. 15

UNA PALABRA TUYA
One Word from You

UK Premiere

dir. Angeles González Sinde

with Malena Alterio, Esperanza Pedreño, Antonio de la Torre

Spain / 2008 / col / 100 mins / cert. 12

UN NOVIO PARA YASMINA
A fiancé for Yasmina

UK Premiere

dir. Irene Cardona

with Sanaa Alaoui, María Luisa Borruel,

Oscar Alonso, José Luis García Pérez

Spain/Morocco / 2008 / col / 92 mins / cert. 12

CATALAN WINDOW:
A Glimpse into Cinema from Catalonia

BUCAREST, LA MEMORIA PERDUDA
Bucarest, la memoria perdida
Bucharest, Memory Lost

UK Premiere

dir. Albert Solé

Spain / 2008 / col / 80 mins / doc / cert.PG

NEDAR
Nadar

Swimming

London Premiere
dir. Carla Subirana

Spain / 2008 / col / 94 mins / doc / cert.PG

VAMPIR CUADECUC
Vampir

UK Premiere
dir. Pere Portabella

with Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom,

Soledad Miranda, Jack Taylor

Spain / 1970 / b&w / 67 mins / doc / cert.PG

SPECIAL FEATURE ON ANGELA MOLINA

CARNE TREMULA
Live Flesh

dir. Pedro Almodóvar

with Liberto Rabal, Javier Bardem,

Francesca Neri, Angela Molina

France/Spain / 1997 / col / 103 mins / cert. 18

CET OBSCUR OBJET DU DESIR
Ese oscuro objeto del deseo

That Obscure Object of Desire

dir. Luis Buñuel

with Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet,

Angela Molina

France/Spain / 1977 / col / 102 mins / cert. 15

DEMONIOS EN EL JARDIN
Demons in the Garden

dir. Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón

with Angela Molina, Ana Belén,

Imanol Arias, Encarna Paso

Spain / 1982 / col / 97 mins / cert. 12

LAS COSAS DEL QUERER
The Things of Love

dir. Jaime Chávarri

with Angela Molina,
Angel de Andrés López,

Manuel Bandera, María Barranco

Spain / 1989 / col / 98 mins / cert. 16

PIEDRAS
Stones

dir. Ramón Salazar

with Najwa Nimri, Angela Molina,

Antonia San Juan, Lola Dueñas

Spain / 2002 / col / 135 mins / cert. 15

PEDRO ALMODOVAR PRESENTS...
... a small selection of some of the films he believes have inspired his own work, chosen specially for this festival.

ARREBATO
Rapture

dir. Iván Zulueta

with Eusebio Poncela, Cecilia Roth,

Carmen Giralt, Will More

Spain / 1980 / col / 105 mins / cert. 18

EL VERDUGO
The Executioner

dir. Luis García Berlanga

with Nino Manfredi, José Isbert,

Emma Penella, José Luis López Vázquez

Spain/Italy / 1963 / b&w / 91 mins / cert. 18

FURTIVOS
Poachers

dir. José Luis Borau

with Beni Deus, Lola Gaos,

Ismael Merlo, Alicia Sánchez

Spain / 1975 / col / 82 mins / cert. 15

LA TIA TULA
Aunt Tula

dir. Miguel Picazo

with Aurora Batista, Carlos Estrada,

José María Prada

Spain / 1964 / b&w / 109 mins / cert. 15

MUERTE DE UN CICLISTA
Death of a Cyclist

dir. Juan Antonio Bardem

with Alberto Closas, Lucia Bosé,

Bruna Corrá, Carlos Casaravilla

Spain/Italy / 1955 / b&w / 88 mins / cert. 15

SHORTS

LA CONCEJALA ANTROPOFAGA

dir. Pedro Almodóvar

with Carmen Machi

Spain / 2009 / col / 15 mins / cert. 15

Image: © EL DESEO, D.A., S. L. U.

YO TE PREFIERO

dir. José Cabrera Betancort

with Alex García

Spain / 2008 / col / 13 mins

DE MONSTRUOS Y FALDAS

dir. Carolina Astudillo

Spain / 2008 / col and b&w / 24 mins / doc

 
Festival Opening at Ciné Lumière
Prof. Peter Evans and Angela Molina
Director Gorka Merchán
(LA CASA DE MI PADRE)
Director Albert Solé with Joana Granero,
Director of the London Spanish Film Festival
(BUCAREST, LA MEMORIA PERDUDA)
Albert Solé, Núria Corominas (Director, Institut Ramon Llull in London) and Paul Preston (Cañada Blanch / LSE)
(COLLECTIVE MEMORY: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION)
Paul Preston
(COLLECTIVE MEMORY: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION)
Director Albert Solé and Paul Preston
(COLLECTIVE MEMORY: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION)
Actress Ledicia Sola and Director Belén Macías
(EL PATIO DE MI CARCEL)
Directors Sonia Escolano and Sadrac González and
lead actress María del Barrio Fernández at the
Q&A session with Paul Ryan following the screening
of their film MYNA SE VA
Mar Flores and Joana Granero with designers
Collado and Garcia
(LOS AÑOS DESNUDOS)
Pablo Romero Fresco (Roehampton University),
Jo Evans (UCL), FĂ©lix Sabroso, Dunia Ayaso and Mar Flores
(LOS AÑOS DESNUDOS)
 
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