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THE CONTESTANT

by Rodrigo Cortés

synopsis

The Contestant recounts the rollercoaster ride of Martín Circo, the fortunate winner of the most lucrative game show in the history of television to the tune of three million euros. In this biting satire of consumer society, Martin’s stroke of good luck will see his life turned upside down. “A stroke of good luck… can ruin your life”.

international title: The Contestant
original title: Concursante
country: Spain
sales agent: Filmax
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Rodrigo Cortés
release date: ES 16/03/2007
screenplay: Rodrigo Cortés
cast: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Chete Lera, Miryam Gallego, Fernando Cayo, Myriam de Maeztu, Luis Zahera
cinematography by: David Azcano
film editing: Guillermo Represa, Rodrigo Cortés
music: Víctor Reyes
production: LaZona Films, Continental Producciones, Nephilim Producciones, Filmax Entertainment (ES)
distributor: Filmax
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