The Weakness Of The Bolshevik
Manuel Martin Cuenca
Manuel Martín Cuenca was born in Almería, Andalucía, Spain. He studied Spanish philology at the Universidad de Granada and graduated with a degree in information science from the Universidad Completense de Madrid. His films The Weakness of the Bolshevik (03), Half of Oscar (10) and Caníbal (13), which is also screening at IFF Panama.
Based on the novel by Lorenzo Silva, this riveting and chilling psychological thriller/morality tale from Manuel Martín Cuenca (whose Caníbal is also screening at IFF Panama), stars Luis Tosar as a frustrated businessman who, following a fender-bender, seeks petty vengeance and seduces a young woman under false pretences, leading to unexpected tragedy.