La mort de Guillem

The Death of Guillem

 
On April 11th., 1993, 18-year old Guillem Agulló, an antifascist, antiracist boy, is murdered in cold blood by an extreme right gang. When the sad news are known by his parents they have to struggle hard in their quest for justice. Both lawyers and media take the edge off the event alledging it was due to a squabble between rival gangs. The grief-striken parents fight in earnest to ensure the murder is not missinterpreted. The case shook Spain at a time when the past still weighed heavily and the future was attempting to make its way. Based on real events, Carlos Marques-Marcet directed a film on a case which has become a symbol of the fight against fascism and racism. (Televisió de Catalunya)

European Panorama Fiction 2021
Carlos Marques-Marcet
Spain 2020
color
95 minutes
Catalan / Spanish
OV with English subtitles

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Screenplay Alfred Pérez-Fargas, Roger Danès
Cinematography Alex GarcÍa
Editing Carlos Prieto
Sound/Sounddesign José Manuel Sospedra, Ivan Martínez-Rufat
Music Tarquim
With Pablo Molinero, Gloria March, Jany Collado, Mar Linares, Bárbara Calatayud
Producer(s) Marc Roma, Oriol Cortacans, Rafa Molés, Pepe Andreu, Tono Folguera, Sergi Moreno
Production
Som*, Lastor Media, Suicafilms, Televisió de Catalunya, Àpunt Media
World Sales
Lastor Media
Austrian Premiere
World Premiere
Festival de Málaga 2020