Falling Star
Filmfest 2014

German Age Rating

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Not many will know that an Italian was once King of Spain. For approximately two years before the Spanish republic – which also lasted a similar amount of time – Amadeo van Savoy theoretically ruled Spain but was really restrained to his castle partially because of die-hard opposition from virtually everyone in the country but also due to his stubbornness that prevented him from leaving. For long-time producer Luis Miñarro, stepping behind the camera as a director in his first fiction feature effort, this is also a time span that can be used to his advantage, and shaped into an exploit of extravagance and lustful deadpan decadence. The costumes and sets, in fact, lend themselves so well to flamboyance...
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tags: Loneliness, Experimental, History, Society, Portrait, Feature film

Cast: Àlex Brendemühl, Lola Dueñas, Bárbara Lennie, Lorenzo Balducci, Àlex Batllori

Credits

Screenplay: Luis Miñarro, Sergi Belbel

Director of Photography: Jimmy Gimferrer

Film Editor: Núria Esquerra

Composer: L. Mozart, Puccini, Maria Callas, Alain Barriere, Les Surfs, Rachmaninov, Wagner, Fracoise Hardy

Production Designer: Sebastián Vogler

Costume Design: Mercè Paloma

Sound: Daniel Fontrodona

Producer: Luis Miñarro

Production Company: Eddie Saeta SA

World Sales: NDM Mantarraya

Director: Luis Miñarro