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by Luis Miñarro


This colourful first fiction by renowned producer Minarro offers a quietly hallucinating take on the brief rule of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of turbulent Spain for two years around 1870. Confined to the safety of life within the palace walls, the lonely and frustrated King and his servants succumb to playful adventures which focus on love and pleasure.

international title: Falling Star
original title: Stella cadente
country: Spain
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Luis Miñarro
film run: 111'
screenplay: Luis Miñarro, Sergi Belbel
cast: Àlex Brendemühl, Bárbara Lennie, Lola Dueñas, Lorenzo Balducci, Francesc Garrido
cinematography by: Jimmy Gimferrer
film editing: Núria Esquerra
art director: Sebastian Vogler
producer: Luis Miñarro
production: Eddie Saeta
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