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Nantes, French capital of Spanish cinema

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- The 24th edition dedicated to Spanish cinema has selected in competition films by Zarauza, Cuenca, Trueba and Querejeta

Nantes, French capital of Spanish cinema
Los fenómenos by Alfonso Zarauza

Los fenómenos [+see also:
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 by Alfonso Zarauza starring Luis Tosar and Lola Duenas, in its international premiere will open tonight the 24th Nantes Spanish Film Festival. Running through April 15, the event will present 60 Spanish films never before seen in France. 

Four more feature fiction films will participate in the competition and will compete for the Jules Verne award: Cannibal [+see also:
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interview: Manuel Martín Cuenca
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 by Manuel Martín Cuenca (best photography in San Sebastian – read the review and the interview), Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados [+see also:
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 by David Trueba (Goya 2014 for best film – read the review), 15 años y un día [+see also:
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interview: Gracia Querejeta
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 by Gracia Querejeta (Spanish candidate at the 2014 Oscars for best foreign film), Gente en sitios [+see also:
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 by Juan CavestanyLa por [+see also:
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 by Jordi Cadena and Tots volem el millor per a ella [+see also:
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 by Mar Coll.

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The competition section will feature La herida [+see also:
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interview: Fernando Franco
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 by Fernando Franco (special jury prize and best actress in San Sebastian – read the review and the interview with the director), Ilusión by Daniel CastroLa jungla interior [+see also:
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interview: Juan Barrero
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 by Juan Barrero, El Rayo [+see also:
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by duo Francisco Araujo - Ernesto de Nova and La plaga [+see also:
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 by Neus Ballús
 (nominated for a European Film Awards 2013 as discovery of the year – read the review).  

The event will come to an end with out-of-competition Alacrán enamorado [+see also:
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 by Santiago Zannou, with the presence of director Carlos Bardem, two of the forty Spanish guests including directors and actors in Nantes. Competition categories also exist for documentaries, shorts. There will be a panorama, a Basque selection, an evening commemorating king of b series Jess Franco, a female section and an homage to actor Javier Camara.

(Translated from French)

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