By Isaki Lacuesta
Feature film
2006

A two-voices film: the one from Isra,  the young gipsy who, after his father’s death, stops signing, and the one from Makiko, a young Japanese woman who travels to the Island looking for a way to understand life through cante.

Crew

Produced by: Mallerich Films Paco Poch, Jaleo Films, De Palacio Films
With the participation of: TVE, TVC, Canal Plus
With the support of: ICAA, ICEC, Junta de Andalucía

Screenplay and Direction: Isaki Lacuesta
Producer: Paco Poch
Associate producer: Pepón Singlér, Sergio Castellote, Antonio Lobo
Line producer: Manolo Limón
Cinematography: Diego Dussuel
Sound: Amanda Villavieja
Editing: Domi Parra
Original music: Raimundo Amador, Joan Albert Amargós, Carles Benavent, Montse Cortés, Rubem Dantas, Jorge Pardo, Ricardo Pachón Ea!, Elbicho

Cast

Isra: Israel Gómez
Makiko: Makiko Matsumura
Cheíto: Francisco José Gómez
Joji: Soichi Yukimune
Cante Professor: Jesús Monje “Pijote”
Saray: Saray Pinto
Pau: Ferran Herrera
Ferran: Jofre Borràs
Pere: Marc Galcerà
Mateu: Jordi Costa
Ramon: Pep Molina
Businessman: Hermann Bonnín

Details

Year: 2006
Aspect ratio: 1:1.77
Language: Spanish/Japanese
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan, English, French
Runtime: 115 min

 

Awards

Official selection at International Film Festival of Rotterdam, 2006
Jury prize at International Film Festival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2006
Best actor for Israel Gómez Romero at International Film Festival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2006
Silver Apricot at Yerevan International Film Festival of Armenia, 2006
Best documentary film at Alcances of Cádiz, 2006
Best sound at Alcances of Cádiz, 2006
Spain Film Comission at Festival de Cine de San Sebastián, 2006
Best script at Guayaquil International Film Festival, 2006
Best direction at Guayaquil International Film Festival, 2006
Best film at Guayaquil International Film Festival, 2006

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