Digital horror saga [Rec] returns
Two years ago, Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza enjoyed unexpected success at the Spanish box office with [Rec] [+see also:
interview: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
interview: Julio Fernández
film profile], which garnered just under 1.5m admissions. Today, the directors return to theatres with the film’s sequel and the clear intention of frightening audiences, taking to its limits the concept of horror in the digital age.
Three other Spanish titles are being released this week, on much more modest print-runs: Jabi Elortegi’s Perfect Happiness [+see also:
film profile] (distributed by Barton Films on 50 screens); Patxo Tellería and Aitor Mazo’s debut film The Cloud-Painting Machine (Paramount Pictures Spain - 30 screens); and Elisabet Cabeza and Esteve Riambau’s documentary Masks (Wanda Visión).
(Translated from Spanish)
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