By Eric Barbier
Feature film

Manuel gave up a promising career as bullfighter because of a gored. After spending two years in prison for drug dealing, he tries to rebuild his life with the help of his mother and brothers. But it won’t take the father very long to show up and try to convince Manuel to come back to the bullring and to help him to pay off a debt with dangerous con men.


Produced by: Annabel Productions, France 2 Cinéma, Les Films de l’Étang
With the coproduction of: Mallerich Films (formerly known as Virginia Films), Oberon Cinematográfica, Vertigo Productions
With the participation of: TPS Cinéma and Canal Plus España
With the support of: Eurimages, Govern de la Comunitat Francesa de Bèlgica

Direction and screenplay: Eric Barbier
Executive producers: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Aïssa Djabri, Farid Lahouassa, Manuel Munz
Coproducers: Paco Poch, Pascal Judelewicz, Anne-Dominique Toussaint
Cinematography: Thierry Arbogast
Editing: Jennifer Augé
Art direction: Paulo Routier
Sound: François Waledisch
Original music: Renaud Barbier, Jaime Iglesias
Costume: Pierre-Yves Gayraud


Manuel: Olivier Martínez
Francisco Claude Brasseur
Rafael: Sergi López
María: Maribel Verdú
Pedro: Olivier Gourmet


Year: 1998
Genre: Drama
Aspect ratio: 1:2.35
Languages: Spanish
Runtime: 85 min