O QUE ARDE

Spain, France, Luxembourg

Synopsis

When Amador Coro gets out of prison for having provoked a fire, nobody is waiting for him. He returns to his hometown, a small village hidden in the mountains of rural Galicia, to live with his elder mother, Benedicta, and three cows. Life goes on calmly, following the rhythm of nature. Until the night when a fire devastates the region.

Director's Biography

Born in 1982, Oliver Laxe grew up between France, Spain and Morocco. His first two films screened at the Cannes Film Festival: YOU ARE ALL CAPTAINS (FIPRESCI Prize, 2010 Directors’ Fortnight) and MIMOSAS (Grand Prize, 2016 Critics’ week). FIRE WILL COME, his third feature, was shot in Galicia, the land of his ancestors.

Filmography:
2019 - FIRE WILL COME
2016 - MIMOSAS
2010 - YOU ALL ARE CAPTAINS
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Oliver Laxe

Written by: Oliver Laxe, Santiago Fillol

Produced by: Andrea Queralt, Mani Mortazavi, Xavi Font, Andrea Vazquez

Cinematography: Mauro Herce

Editing: Cristóbal Fernández

Costume Design: Nadia Acimi

Sound: Amanda Villavieja

Main Cast: Amador Arias (Amador), Benedicta Sanchez (Benedicta)

Visual Effects: Benjamin Ageorges

Nominations and Awards

  • EFA Feature Film Selection 2019