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Valentin

Synopsis
Fiction film. A backstage comedy drama in which an all-male theatre troupe gets together to perform highlights of Othello and other works of Shakespeare. Director Ricardo (Lluís Homar) finds himself attracted to the troupe’s newest member, Valentín (Iñaki Font), while assistant director Lola (Elisa Matilla) pines for Ricardo. When Valentín starts getting all the good female roles, troupe veteran Jaime (Armando del Rio) becomes extremely jealous, leading the troupe to a tragic conclusion.
Language
Spanish (Spain - Modern)
Country
Spain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2002
Duration
110 mins
Availability
No known DVD distributor (9/2007).

Credits

Director
Juan Luis Iborra
Producer
Marc Cases
Cinematographer
Juan Luis Iborra; Porfirio Enriquez
Screenplay
Marc Cases
Music
Juan Carlos Cuello
Art Direction
Ana Alvargonzalez
Cast
Armando Del RioJaime
Elisa MatillaLola
Inaki FontValentin
Lluis HomerThe Director

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Keywords
gender representation; homosexuality; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-male casts; Amateur theatre

Production Company

Name

Cuarteto Producciones Cinematograficas

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