V’18: OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 8, 2018

BALADA TRISTE DE TROMPETA

V' 10

BALADA TRISTE DE TROMPETA

Sad Trumpet Ballad, A

Alex de la Iglesia
E/F, 2010
Fiction, 107min, OmeU

BALADA TRISTE DE TROMPETA

Alex de la Iglesia
E/F, 2010
Fiction, 107min, OmeU

Actors: 
Carlos Areces
Javier
Antonia de la Torre
Sergio
Carolina Bang
Natalia
Screenplay: 
Álex de la Iglesia
Sound: 
Charly Schumukler
Camera: 
Kiko de la Rica
Editor: 
Alejandro Lázaro
Composer: 
Roque Banos
Decoration: 
Eduardo Hidalgo
Costume: 
Paco Delgado

Production: 
Castafiore Films, La Fabrique 2, Mikado Film
World Sales: 
Films Distribution
Format: 
DCP
Color

1937. The circus monkeys scream wildly inside their cage while, outside, men kill and die in another circus: the Spanish Civil War. The Stupid Clown, recruited against his will by the Militia, ends up carrying out a bloodbath with a machete against the National soldiers while still wearing his costume. And so commences this eventful adventure in which Javier and Sergio, two terrifyingly disfigured clowns, fight to the death for the ambiguous love of an acrobat during Franco’s reign.
Bold and personal, original and adventurous, Balada triste de trompeta takes us on an unpredictable trek that culminates in a showdown at the Valley of the Fallen, the monument that Franco had built to honor the soldiers who had died during the Civil War. Just as the two factions in Spain destroyed the very thing that they claimed to honor, these two clowns manage to turn love into an annihilating force. (Diana Sanchez)

Top