De una isla

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    De una isla

    Directed by

    Spain

    2019

    26 min

    • No dialogue

    Essay

    A poetic approach to the island of Lanzarote.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    José Luis Guerin
    Cinematography
    Gerardo Gormezano
    Manuel Almiñana
    Editing
    José Luis Guerin
    Music
    Albert Bover
    Production
    P.C. GUERIN & ORFEO FILMS
    José Luis Guerín

    José Luis Guerín

    Spain

    José Luis Guerin was born in Barcelona. He started his career directing experimental films from 1975 to 1983, then directed his first feature film in 1983, BERTA'S MOTIVES, receiving a special prize at the Berlinale Forum. In 1988, he directed the Spanish episode of CITY LIFE which was awarded in Berlin, Rotterdam and Montreal Film Festivals. In 1990, José directed INNISFREE, presented in competition at Cannes International Film Festival. In 1997, TREN DE SOMBRAS – presented during the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes – obtained the Golden and Silver Melies awarded by the European Federation of Fantasy Film Festivals. Then, in 2001, José Luis Guerin directed EN CONSTRUCCION, awarded in San Sebastian Festival and, in 2007, EN LA CIUDAD DE SYLVIA, selected by the 2007 Venice Film Festival. In 2010, his documentary GUEST was screened at Venice. He co-directed CORRESPONDENCE with Jonas Mekas in 2011 and in the same year made MEMORIES OF A MORNING. His 2015 drama THE ACADEMY OF MUSES was awarded Gold Giraldillo at Seville EFF and selected at IFF Rotterdam, Locarno FF and CPH:DOX film festivals amongst others. It won Best Director in the Official Competition at FICCI in 2016. His latest short DE UNA ISLA (2019) screened in the Fuori concorso: Shorts section at Locarno FF.

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