Video - Venice Film Festival 2009, Venice Days
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The director compete with Gordos, a smart, witty ensemble comedy that received a lengthy standing ovation
Cineuropa met up with Spanish director Daniel Sánchez-Arévalo, whose feature Gordos [+see also:
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film profile] was screened within the Venice Days during the 2009 International Film Festival of Venice .
A comedy about fat people, and about our fears, insecurities, dreams and guilt, where obesity is used as a metaphor for the film’s deeper issues.
The director explains the idea of the film and gives an insight of the new generation of young Spanish directors.
Watch the other interviews from Venice 2009:
Sherry Hormann, director of Desert Flower.
Fatih Akin, director of Soul Kitchen.
Yannick Dahan and Benjamin Rocher, directors of La Horde.
Alex van Warmerdam, director of The Last Days of Emma Blank.
Daniel Monzón, director of Celda 211.
Erik Gandini, director of Videocracy.
Claude and Nathan Miller, directors of Je Suis Heureux Que Ma Mère Soit Vivante.
Jorge Navas, director of La Sangre y la Lluvia.
Léa Fehner, director of Qu’un seul tienne et les autres suivront.
Sterlin Harjo, director of Barking Water.
Merzak Allouache, director of Harragas.
Mario Canale y Annarosa Morri, directors of Vittorio D..
Signe Baumane, director of Teat Beat of Sex.
Stefano Consiglio, director of L'amore e basta.
Marina Spada, director of Poesia che mi guardi.
Goran Paskaljevic, director of Honey Moons.
Paola Sangiovanni, director of Ragazze - La vita trema.
Israel Adrián Caetano, director of Francia.
Jesper Ganslandt, director of Apan.
Valerio Jalongo, director of Di Me Cosa Ne Sai.