Seville Film Festival 2018

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Axut (Country: Spain; Year: 1998; Director: Jose Maria Zabala; Stars: Aketza Lopez, Aketza Lopez)
A metaphysical and humorous allusion to Basque culture.
Far from the Trees (Lejos De Los Arboles) (Country: Spain; Year: 1972; Director: Jacinto Esteva; Writer: Jacinto Esteva, Luis González Seara, Rafael Azcona, José María Nunes; Stars: Manuel Cano, Marta Mejías, Antonio Gades, Antonio Borrero 'Chamaco', José María Nunes, Rafael Azcona, Luis Ciges, Joaquín Pujol, Manuel Benítez 'El Cordobés', Manuel Cano, Marta Mejías, Antonio Gades, Antonio Borrero 'Chamaco', José María Nunes, Rafael Azcona)
A compilation of Spanish regional folklore.
Los Montes (Country: Canada; Year: 1981; Director: José María Martín Sarmiento; Writer: José María Martín Sarmiento; Stars: Carolina Sarmiento, Catalina Calvete, Elisa Alonso, Adela Aldegunde, Emma Sarmiento, Obdulia Fernández, Joaquín Calvete, Carolina Sarmiento, Catalina Calvete, Elisa Alonso, Adela Aldegunde, Emma Sarmiento, Obdulia Fernández, Joaquín Calvete)
An unusual film, a hybrid between reality and fiction, set in an isolated, almost abandoned town in the Bierzo Alto, in Leon.
La Umbria (Country: Spain; Year: 1975; Director: Pepe Dámaso)
A mixture of ethnography, ravings and a vampire film, La Umbría tells the story of a family, dressed permanently in black and afflicted by tuberculosis, who live shut away in a mansion in a valley on Gran Canaria.
Vision Fantastica (Country: Spain, Switzerland; Year: 1967; Director: Eugene Deslaw)
Audio visual experiment that aims to show the "men and lands of Spain".
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