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MARGOLARIA (THE PAINTER)

by Oier Aranzabal

synopsis

This is the tale of a voyage which began one morning with a Skype conversation between the musician Mikel Urdangarin and the artist Alain Urrutia. The painter will give Mikel one of his paintings as a gift, but on one condition: the musician will have to go and fetch it in London, by ferry, crossing the sea. Taking the journey as an excuse, we will penetrate the everyday life of an artist committed to living from his work until coming to the key hidden in the centre of every artist’s labyrinth, since all searches are in fact a voyage; the creation process in itself is a voyage.

international title: Margolaria (The Painter)
original title: Margolaria (El pintor)
country: Spain
year: 2019
genre: documentary
directed by: Oier Aranzabal
film run: 103'
release date: ES 22/03/2019
screenplay: Oier Aranzabal, Martin Etxeberria, Xabier Etxeberria
producer: Ritxi Lizartza
production: Maluta Films
distributor: Atera Films
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