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Program

PÖFF
Rebels with a Cause Competition

Genres

Fantasy, Black Comedy, Thriller
European Premiere

Advantages of Travelling by Train

Rongiga reisimise eelised
Ventajas de viajar en tren
Director: Aritz Moreno
Country: Spain, France
Year: 2019
Film duration: 01:43
Language: Spanish
Producer: Merry Colomer, Leire Apéllaniz, Juan Gordon
Screenwriter: Javier Gullón
DoP: Javi Agirre Erauso
Editor: Raúl López
Music: Cristobal Tapia de Veer
Cast: Javier  Botet, Luis Tosar, Macarena Garcia, Belen Cuesta, Ernesto Alterio, Quim  Guitierrez
Production: Morena Films & Señor y Señora
Scholarship of 1200 euros

Synopsis

Would you like me to tell you about my life?

Editor Helga Pato is approached with this disconcerting question during a train journey. Her seatmate turns out to be Ángel Sanagustín, a psychiatrist who is specialised in personality disorders.

During the trip, Ángel tells her the sordid and delirious story of the worst clinical case he has ever faced: Martín Urales de Úbeda, an extremely dangerous and paranoid patient obsessed with garbage, amongst many other things, as an instrument of control.

This fortuitous encounter will irremediably mark the future of Helga Pato and all the other characters involved in a series of unpredictable plots that overlap, layer after layer, until they reach a delirious climax.

Director

Aritz Moreno (1980) is one of the rising stars of Spanish cinema, as Variety magazine pointed out in the list of 10 emerging talents at Cannes Film Festival 2013.  Born in San Sebastián, he began his professional career working in television. His first short film, Portal Mortal, was selected in about 90 national and international festivals and won 23 awards. Since then, he has made short films, music videos and has worked for clients such as Donostiakultura, Festival de San Sebastián, Filmoteca Vasca or Dbus. "The Advantages Travelling by Train" is his first full-length feature.
Director's filmography: Ventajas de viajar en tren (Advantages of Travelling by Train, 2019)
  • Aritz Moreno

    Fri, November 22, 2019


    21:30


    Coca-Cola Plaza, Saal 6, Tallinn

    Screening code: 080306
    Subtitles: English
    Screening duration: 01:43
    Language: Spanish

    Sun, November 24, 2019


    20:30


    Elektriteater, Tartu

    Screening code: 101804
    Subtitles: English
    Screening duration: 01:43
    Language: Spanish

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