THE OTHER SIDE OF CINEMA
APRIL 3 - 9, 2014

The Weakness Of The Bolshevik

Production Company: 
Antena 3 Televisión
Canal+ España
Gobierno de La Rioja
ICAAC
Natexis Coficiné
Programme MEDIA de la Communauté Européenne
Rioja Audiovisual
Productor: 
Javier Albacar
José Miguel Juárez
Alfonso Lanza
José Antonio Romero
Photography: 
Alfonso Parra
Edition: 
Ángel Hernández Zoido
Music: 
Roque Baños
Cast: 
Mar Regueras
María Valverde
Rubén Ochandiano
Jordi Dauder
Enriqueta Carballeira
Nathalie Poza
Luis Tosar

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.

Original title: 
La flaqueza del bolchevique
Director: 
Manuel Martin Cuenca
Country: 
Spain
Year: 
2003
Language: 
Spanish
Subtitles: 
Inglés
Duration: 
95 min

Screenings

Venue Day and Time
Teatro Anita Villalaz April 08 9:30 pm Comprar
Guests: 
Luis Tosar, Manuel Martín Cuenca
Synopsis: 

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.

(Rating: 14+)