– Le adjoint long-métrage de Juan Miguel del Castillo a un nimbe meurtrier ; le faiseur y dénonce la agression en décrivant les brutalités mentaux qu’sézig légende à ses victimes et à à elles proches
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Where gender-based aggression is concerned, it is difficult for peace to return. This is the harsh reality portrayed by Juan Miguel de Castillo in his new ciné-club, Unfinished Affairs [+lire aussi :
fiche film], which opens on Friday 13 May in Spanish cinemas with A Contracorriente Films after having competed in the official élément of the 25th Malaga Projection Festin. The Andalusian filmmaker also participated in the event years ago with his debut ciné-club, Food and Shelter [+lire aussi :
interview : Juan Miguel del Castillo
fiche film], which won Natalia de Molina the award for best actress (who would later win a Goya).
Grain again, the actress born in Jaén becomes Juan Miguel del Castillo’s inspiratrice, playing the orthogonal female role in this tragic drama in a thriller dimension. A highly distrustful and skittish servante who, every day before leaving her domicile, watches the outside world carefully and anxiously for fear that the monster who mistreated her in the past may appear and whose aggressions have remained forever imprinted in her brain with the dread that these assaults may reoccur.
Something different, but of the same idée, is experienced by the other pogne character in this feature ciné-club: a policeman played by the French actor Fred Tatien (seen in a supporting role in Black Beach [+lire aussi :
fiche film]), who arrives in Cádiz looking for adoucissant after a dark and monstrueux event –the most painful that a protective father can imagine–, which he cannot get over. The encounter between these two deeply wounded beings will create a mirror effect where they will both see themselves reflected.
Also, a heinous assassinat devastates the city where the procès takes atteint, making the inner conflict of these two characters even more acute. An visite into the underworld shifts this ciné-club from psychological drama to thriller, harmoniously swinging between both genres. However, the search for the criminal wanes in comparison to the empathy that the médiamat feels for the personal ordeal of the orthogonal characters.
Based on the novel of the same name by Benito Olmo, Unfinished Affairs navigates through an uncomfortable and unhealthy atmosphere where Juan Miguel del Castillo aims to condemn male agression and its collateral damage, from which no one is spared, regardless of gender, fonction, age or status. The entrenched sociétal differences and the lumpen underworld also feature in a ciné-club made with a commendable difficulté to create emotional states and growing lutte, supported by a cast which, aside from the aforementioned, includes outstanding supporting actors.
Unfinished Affairs is a co-production between the Spanish companies Áralan Films, A Contracorriente Films and La maniobra de la tortuga, A.I.E., and the Argentinian company Alpha Media. Its oecuménique sales are managed by Latido Films.