Black Hollow Cage

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    Black Hollow Cage

    Directed by

    Spain

    2017

    105 min

    • English

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    Alice, a thirteen year old girl, lives with her father, Adam, in a huge house in the woods, following a car accident in which the girl lost her mother and part of her right arm. Alice is enclosed in herself. She hates her father and blames him for the accident, she hates rehabilitation and she hates the new electronic arm that she has to carry and can barely handle. In addition, she has a strong bond with Beatrice, a female wolf dog that talks through an electronic translation device that it carries around its neck, whom she calls Mom. One day, Alice and Beatrice find a mysterious cubic artifact among the trees near the house. Through the cube Alice receives messages from who seems to be her future self, warning her of dire events that she must stop. In this context, Adam also carries a very different game: he finds Erika and Paul, two young brothers wounded and helpless that he hosts and protects from a mysterious pursuer, David. Alice is then prey to suspicion and mistrust; she and Beatrice are wary of the new inhabitants of the house and the unhealthy atmosphere that seems to have engulfed them all. After a terrible event, Alice, shattered and confused, wants to go back and change what happened. This time the cube could help her to alter the past.

    Awards

    • Jury’s Choice - Bucheon IFFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Julian Nicholson
    Daniel M. Jacobs
    Lowena McDonell
    Screenplay
    Sadrac González-Perellón
    Cinematography
    Iván Romero
    Editing
    Marta Fernandez
    Music
    Sergio Ramis
    Sales
    REEL SUSPECTS
    Production
    ASALLAM FILMS

    Press

    A story allowing for a strenuous, beautiful mise en scène” which was sometimes technically complex; characters which avoid cliche.

    John Hopewell, Variety

    Sadrac González-Perellón

    Sadrac González-Perellón

    Spain

    Sadrac González-Perellón has studied art and drawing, His first feature film called BLACK HOLLOW CAGE, is a science fiction drama. In 2017, BLACK HOLLOW CAGE won the Jury Prize at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in Korea, the most important genre film festival in Asia. He also got official section at the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival and Raindance International Film Festival, where the film got three nominations (best film, best screenplay for Sadrac González-Perellón and best performance for Lowena McDonell). AMAZING ELISA is his latest film presented at the IFFAM Project Market.