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BUÑUEL IN THE LABYRINTH OF THE TURTLES

by Salvador Simó

synopsis

Paris, 1930. Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel are already the main figures of the Surrealist movement. Unexpectedly, Buñuel is left moneyless after the scandal surrounding his film The Golden Age. In this difficult situation, he cannot even tackle his next project, a documentary about one of the poorest Spanish regions, Las Hurdes. However, his good friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket with the promise that, if he wins, he will pay for the film. Incredibly, luck is on their side.

international title: Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles
original title: Buñuel en el laberinto de las tortugas
country: Spain, Netherlands
sales agent: Latido Films
year: 2019
genre: animation
directed by: Salvador Simó
film run: 80'
release date: NL 18/04/2019, ES 26/04/2019, FR 19/06/2019
screenplay: Eligio R. Montero, Salvador Simó
cinematography by: Jose Manuel Piñero
film editing: José Manuel Jiménez
art director: José Luis Ágreda
music: Arturo Cardelús
producer: Álex Cervantes, Manuel Cristóbal, Bruno Felix, Jose María Fernández De Vega, Femke Wolting
associate producer: Javier Espada, Simon Ofenloch
production: Sygnatia, The Glow Animation Studio, Submarine
backing: ICAA (ES), Eurimages
distributor: Periscoop Film, Wanda Visión, Angel Films A/S, Eurozoom
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