Buenas Noches, España


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Director Raya Martin Screenplay Raya Martin  Cast Pilar López de Ayala, Andrés Gertrúdix Cinematography Victor Iriarte Music Fernando Franco Production Pantalla Partida Cinematografica Lenght 70’ Language Spanish with Italian subtitles Country Spain  Year 2011 Genre Drama

During a hallucinatory drug experience, a Spanish couple teleports through their television set. A troubled young man travels through the countryside and meets a lost woman. During the trip, they discover a museum housing the expatriated paintings of the most important Filipino artist of the revolution. Eventually, the Spanish couple disappears toward their colony

Raya Martin, born in 1984 in Manila (PH) and considered one of the most important artist in Philippines, has already directed several features and short films. In 2005, he participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus and in 2008 his film Now Showing was screened at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight.  One year later, the feature film Independencia, supported by the Berlinale World Cinema Fund, was shown at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. Martin’s latest film, Buenas Noches, España premiered at the Locarno Film Festival 2011.  As artist, his works has been presented in the most important exhibitions and museums, as Documenta 2012, Kassell, Germany, Museum of the Moving Image in New York, USA and  Korean Film Archive, South Korea. Many international festivals featured retrospectives of his films as Buenos Aires Film Festival, Mexico City International Film Festival and Las Palmas de Gran Canarias International Film Festival.

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