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Alfonso Rivera


1057 articles available in total starting from 16/11/2007. Last article published on 18/09/2020.

Nacho Álvarez • Director of My Heart Goes Boom!

Interview: Nacho Álvarez • Director of My Heart Goes Boom!

"This film is an homage to the Italian diva"

Uruguay’s Nacho Álvarez makes his directorial debut with My Heart Goes Boom!, a musical produced by Spain and Italy, featuring the popular hits of pop star Raffaella Carrà  

18/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | RTVE Screenings

Review: Rifkin’s Festival

Review: Rifkin’s Festival

Woody Allen heads to San Sebastián, bringing with him his passion for travel, his neuroses and his love of (classic) film - a fantastical escape route which saves him from personal catastrophes  

18/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | Out of Competition

Review: Patria

Review: Patria

This extraordinary HBO series, based on the Fernando Aramburu novel, makes your blood run cold, is profoundly moving and serves as a reminder that violence is harmful to both victims and terrorists  

18/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | Special Screenings

Pablo Agüero • Director of Akelarre

Interview: Pablo Agüero • Director of Akelarre

"I steered clear of period-film clichés"

Pablo Agüero talks to us about his new film, Akelarre, the chronicle of a witch hunt that took place centuries ago, but the repercussions of which can still be clearly felt today  

18/09 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Review: The Art of Return

Review: The Art of Return

VENICE 2020: The main character in Pedro Collantes’ excellent feature debut experiences the confusion and disorientation that come as part and parcel of a step change  

10/09 | Venice 2020 | Biennale College Cinema

Pedro Collantes • Director of The Art of Return

Interview: Pedro Collantes • Director of The Art of Return

"I wanted to depict this feeling of asynchrony"

VENICE 2020: The Art of Return is the feature debut by Pedro Collantes, who talks about the challenge of bringing his personal project to fruition on a tiny budget, in the space of a few months  

10/09 | Venice 2020 | Biennale College Cinema

Review: A este lado del mundo

Review: A este lado del mundo

David Trueba turns the knife in the wound of immigration by confronting his protagonist with a problem that can usually be sidestepped in the comfortable life of the most advanced countries  

03/09 | Málaga 2020

David Trueba • Director of A este lado del mundo

Interview: David Trueba • Director of A este lado del mundo

"We outsource our most embarrassing side”

With A este lado del mundo David Trueba critically tackles the issue of immigration, and to do so he transfers his inept main character to the border town of Melilla  

01/09 | Málaga 2020

Santiago Segura’s latest film lands in the USA

Santiago Segura’s latest film lands in the USA

Father There Is Only One 2, the biggest national box-office smash of the year in Spain, is having a go at conquering North America, getting a release in 16 cities  

01/09 | Distribution | Releases | Exhibitors | Spain/USA

Fer García-Ruiz moves forward with the shooting of Interrail

Fer García-Ruiz moves forward with the shooting of Interrail

This cheeky, entertaining, nostalgic feature debut boasts a cast that includes three stars of Spanish comedy – Julián López, Ernesto Sevilla and Arturo Valls – and is being filmed in Bilbao and Madrid  

01/09 | Production | Funding | Spain

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