Eles transportan a morte

Helena Girón, Samuel M. Delgado

Talents France 75 min Estrena a Catalunya Fiction

Synopsis

Among the crew captained by Christopher Columbus, travel three men who should have been dead by now. They have managed to avoid this sad fate by participating in this uncertain journey. Reaching the Canary Islands, they flee taking one of the ship’s sails with them. Meanwhile, in the Old World, a woman tries to save her dying sister by bringing her to a healer. Both of these journeys attempt to laugh at death. Both journeys are at the mercy of history.

Presented by the directors

Themes

Spanish CinemaFemale DirectorHistoryFirst Feature

Director

Samuel M. Delgado, Helena Girón

The creations of this creative duo explore the relationship between mythology and materialism, and have toured festivals such as Locarno, Rotterdam, Mar del Plata or Toronto, among many others. His debut feature, They Carry Death, premiered in the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section of the San Sebastian Film Festival, and had previously been selected in the Ikusmira Berriak program at the same event.

Filmography: Eles transportan a morte (2021, D’A 2022), Plus Ultra (short, 2017), Montañas ardientes que vomitan fuego (short, 2016), Sin Dios ni Santa María (short, 2015)

Samuel M. Delgado, Helena Girón

Film information

Int. title: The Carry Death
Director: Helena Girón, Samuel M. Delgado
Script: Helena Girón, Samuel M. Delgado
Contact: Begin Again Films
With: Nuria Lestegás, Sara Ferro, Xoán Reices, Valentín Estévez, David Pantaleón, Josefa Rita Míguez Cal
Country: France
Year: 2021
Format: DCP
Length: 75 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2022

Awards

VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICS WEEK
Best technical contribution

SANT SEBASTIÀ FESTIVAL
Special mention by the jury of the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award

CAIRO FESTIVAL
Best artistic contribution

NEW CINEMAS FESTIVAL
Best film

Poster

Eles transportan a morte