GRÍMSEY

Richard García, Raúl Portero

Spain 70 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

After breaking up with Norberto, who ran away to Iceland, Bruno wants to find him. Arnau, a local tour guide in Reykjavik, will enroll in his search. Their trip will become a grieving process until they reach the remote island of Grimsey. A Dogma’95 re-imagination that has become the first Spanish film shot entirely in Iceland by the producers of Carlos Marques Marcet’s 10.000km.

*Presented by Young Programmers Moving Cinema D’A

Before the film, an acoustic gig by Algora, composer of the soundtrack.

Presented by the directors

Director

Richard García

(Francia, 1977) Con su cortometraje Taboulé, finalista en los Goyas de 2012, fue seleccionado por el MoMA y el Film Society Lincoln Center para el festival New Directors/New Films.

 

Filmography: Grimsey (2017), Taboulé (curt, 2011), Ana's Way (curt, 2008)

Richard García

Raúl Portero

He is a writer, actor and film director. His first novel, La vida que soñamos, received the Terenci Moix Award for Narrative. After that he has published three more books. His first feature film, Grímsey, was selected at the Guadalajara and D’A film festivals, among others, while his second film, The Pop Song, directed solo, had its world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival.

Filmography: La cançó pop (2021, D'A 2022), Grímsey (co-directed, 2017, D'A 2018)

Raúl Portero

Film information

Director: Richard García, Raúl Portero
Script: Richard García, Raúl Portero
Contact: Raúl Portero
With: Richard García, Raúl Portero, Nacho San José, David Krohnert
Country: Spain
Year: 2017
Format: DCP
Length: 70 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2018