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Jorge, a handsome business student, finds himself in an awkward position when his convict brother asks him to impregnate his girlfriend who wants a baby, and Jorge finds himself falling for her. Further complicating matters, Jorge's childhood love returns to his life wanting the same...

An Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Venice International Film Festival.

Specifications

Studio Strand Releasing
SKU 206232377
UPC 712267272129
UPC 14 00712267272129
Format DVD
Release Date 1/8/2008
Rating UR
Aspect Ratio
Widescreen  1.85:1
Actors
Name Sanchez Arevalo,Dan
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Cast & Crew
Antonio de la Torre - Actor
Daniel Sanchez Arevalo - Director
Daniel Sanchez Arevalo - Writer
Federico G. Cambero - Production Designer
Hector Colome - Actor
Jose Antonio Felez - Producer
Juan Carlos Gomez - Cinematographer
Marta Etura - Actor
Nacho Ruiz Capillas - Editor
Pascal Gaigne - Original Music By
Quim Gutierrez - Actor
Awards
Winner (2006) Venice Film Festival, Daniel Sanchez Arevalo, Label Europa Cinemas,Venice Film Festival, Daniel Sanchez Arevalo, UAAR Award
Reviews
ReviewSource Variety
Review Debutante helmer Daniel Sanchez Arevalo more than delivers on the promise he showed with his series of well-received shorts with "Darkbluealmostblack," an assured and captivating drama that combines grit and grace into a distinctive, character-based whole. Featuring a range of attractive characters aiming at self-reinvention, tragicomic item is not content to be straight-up social realism, and essays some tricky maneuvers before coming through with flying colors...None of the cast are top-flighters in Spain. As the protag, Quim Gutierrez plays Jorge as softspoken and controlled, but there is a tension simmering in him that blows up over the last half hour...Visuals are sometimes authentically witty. Lensing is crisp, often using low lighting to emphasize the claustrophobia of the character's lives, per the title. Eye-catching, fluid editing makes a key contribution to the pic's idiosyncratic style...Pascal Gaigne's score, though effective, is sometimes an aural photocopy of Michael Nyman. The intriguing title refers, symbolism apart, to the color of a suit that Jorge keeps seeing in a shop window and which symbolizes his business future.
ReviewDate
ReviewPage
Reviewer Jonathan Holland
ReviewRating 8
Features
DVD, Widescreen, Spanish, English, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Sanchez Arevalo,Dan
Label Strand Releasing
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Jonathan Holland, Variety ...an assured and captivating drama that combines grit and grace into a distinctive, character-based whole.
Martha Fischer, Cinematical ...a subtle, rewarding exploration of family, and the lies we tell ourselves to survive.
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