Cine-Club: Torremolinos 73
From acclaimed Blancanieves director Pablo Berger comes this month’s screening of Torremolinos 73, his astonishing film debut.
- Comedy, Spain, 2003, 92 minutos. Written and directed by Pablo Berger. Produced by Tomás Cimadevilla. Coproduced by Ghislain Barrois , José Herrero de Egaña , Bo Ehrhardt , Lars Bredo Rahbek. Cast: Javier Cámara, Candela Peña, Juan Diego, Fernando, Mads Mikkelsen, Malena Alterio, Ramón Barea, Nuria González, Tina Sáinz, Tom Jacobsen, Thomas Bo Larsen. Music by Mastretta. Cinematography by Kiko de la Rica. Film editing by Rori Sáinz de Rozas.
- In Spanish with English subtitles. Watch trailer.
This is a dramatic comedy which narrates the love story between Alfredo López, a door-to-door encyclopaedia salesman and his charming, faithful wife Carmen. One day Alfredo’s boss suggests something which will change their lives for ever: shoot a home movie of their intimate life to be distributed in Scandinavia. Once they have got over their initial surprise, both decide that they shouldn’t let such a good opportunity slip by as they are desperately in need of cash and Carmen is dying to have a baby.