AzulOscuroCasiNegro (DarkBlueAlmostBlack)

Directed by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo On Friday, September 21

2006 - Spain - Feature film - 105 min - In Spanish with English subtitles
Quim Gutiérrez, Marta Etura, Raúl Arévalo, Antonio de la Torre, Eva Pallarés, Héctor Colomé, Roberto Enríquez, Manuel

Scenario:
Daniel Sánchez Arévalo
Cinematography:
Juan Carlos Gómez
Music:
Pascal Gaigne
Produced by :
Tesela P.C.
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Synopsis

AzulOscuroCasiNegro is a state of mind, an uncertain future, a color that changes depending on the perspective from which it is being seen. Jorge has inherited his father’s job after this one had suffered a cerebral infraction. However, he fights against what it seems to be an inevitable fate. In the last years he was making an effort to do his job, caring for his father and finishing a university degree. Now he is striving to find another job.

Through his brother Antonio, he meets Paula, with whom he enters into a strange relation that will drive him to stop feeling responsible for anything and to confront with his desires and ignore what other people expect from him. Then everything would be different… or no.

Director's biography

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Daniel Sánchez Arévalo was born in Madrid in 1970 and has a B.A. in Business Administration. Daniel has been a professional screenwriter since 1993 in acclaimed Spanish TV series such as: Farmacia de guardia, Querido maestro, Ellas son así and Hospital Central. Having been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship he completed an MFA at Columbia University, New York, where he started his career as a director.Back in Spain, he won two consecutive years (2002-2003) the Notodofilmfest (Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award) with Gol (Goal) and Exprés (Express). This last one was also nominated for Best Short Film to the Spanish Academy Awards (GOYA). Física II (Physics’ II), his first 35mm short film, has earned over fifty awards, including a preselection to the Oscars 2005 in the Short Fiction Category. La culpa del alpinista (The mountaineer’s guilt), with more than twenty awards, was written by Spanish worldwide known director Julio Medem. It has participated in the 61st Mostra Di Venezia, as part of the official selection in Corto Cortissimo.


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