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THE EL ESCORIAL CONSPIRACY

by Antonio del Real

synopsis

A historical thriller with political and police conspiracies, set against the backdrop of the conflicts and disputes between the Alba House and its followers on one side, and the Mendoza House with Antonio Pérez and the princess of Éboli on the other. Easter Monday night in 1578, some hired assassins lie in wait for Juan de Escobedo and kill him.

international title: The El Escorial Conspiracy
original title: La conjura de El Escorial
country: Spain, Italy
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Antonio del Real
release date: ES 05/09/2008
screenplay: Manuel Mir, Antonio del Real, Juan Antonio Porto, Marta Rivera
cast: Jason Isaacs, Julia Ormond, Jürgen Prochnow, Jordi Mollà, Joaquim De Almeida, Juanjo Puigcorbé, Bñanca Jara
cinematography by: Alejandro Vivas Puig
film editing: Teresa Font
art director: Luis Vallés
costumes designer: Javier Artiñano
music: Alejandro Vivas Puig
producer: María José Muñoz
production: Máscara Films, Settima Luna (IT)
distributor: Sony Pictures Releasing Spain
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