The line up for the 2022 Moro Spanish Film Festival is out and it looks fantastic. Here are ten tips about the films to check out.
House of Snails
Writer Antionio(Javier Rey) decides to spend the summer in a remote town in the mountains near Malaga. He’s looking for peace and inspiration for his next book. In the town he meets several eccentrics and the alluring Berta (Paz Vega) whom he feels an instant attraction to. He starts to investigate the people he’s met as they find their way into his book. But he soon discovers the locals are hiding many secrets and a terrifying dark legend. Evidently reality is much stranger than fiction.
A star-studed funny behind the scenes satire on film making starring Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz. The action moves around a wealthy businessman who hires a neurotic director to product a brilliant art film. This is the opening film of the Perth festival which gives you a head up to add it to your list.
Marta (Vicky Luengo) has lost her photographer job at a cutting edge fashion magazine. She’s forced to return to the old-fashioned working-class neighbourhood where she grew up. There she meets up with her old childhood friends and their authentic tragicomic friendship. By relying on each other they discover what’s important to each of them.
This year also includes a retrospective of Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem films.
Some others to add to the list are:
- Lemon and Poppyseed Cake
- You Keep The Kids
- Jamon Jamon
- The Kids Are Alright
The Moro Spanish Film Festival runs from April 27 to May 18th 2022