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TALES FROM SAHARA WAR

by Pedro Pérez Rosado

synopsis

Pablo is a young legionary who desert when he refuses to carry out an order of repression against a Saharui family. In gratefulness, they protect him in a water well in the desert. Months later, the Sahara is invaded by Morocco and Mauritania. Pablo must start off with Saharauis in his exodus for Algiers. He faces a new culture, this forced him to adapt and to coexist with its disavantages, all this in the middle of a war in whitch Saharuis defends the independence of the Western Sahara. Pablo is the witness of a war, in witch he will be a hero, but he will remain without origins, family and mother country.

international title: Tales From Sahara War
original title: Cuentos de una guerra saharaui
country: Spain
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Pedro Pérez Rosado
film run: 94'
screenplay: Pedro Pérez Rosado, Lilian Rosado
cast: Sergi Calleja, Salah Larosi, Jorge De Juan, Sergio Villanueva, Joseba Apaolaza, Jose Glusman, Sergio Lucas, Xavier Part-Balerdie, Carlos Nieto
cinematography by: Antonio Cuevas
film editing: Miguel González Sinde
art director: Rafa Jannone
costumes designer: Toni Fuster
music: David San Jose
producer: Emilio Oviedo, Pedro Pérez Rosado
production: IndigoMedia, PRP - Pérez Rosado Producciones SL, TVV - Televisió Valenciana
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