Spain – Portugal | 2018 | DCP | Color | 62 min | Albert Serra
Director: Albert Serra
Script: Albert Serra
Producer: Albert Serra, Joaquim Sapinho
Cinematography: Artur Tort
Sound: Jordi Ribas
Music: Marc Verdaguer
Edition: Ariadna Ribas, Albert Serra
Cast: Lluis Serrat
Production Company: Andergraun Films & Rosa Filmes
In an art gallery in Lisbon, the actor Lluís Serrat performs the agony of the King Louis XIV during seven days in a row. Inevitably the last day the death will show up.
Born in Banyoles (Spain) 1975. PhD in Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, Barcelona University. BA in Spanish Philology, Barcelona University. He wrote and directed Honor de cavalleria (2006) and El cant dels ocells (2008) that premiered in the Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival; Els Noms de Crist (2010), El señor ha fet en mi meravelles (2011) and História de la meva mort (2013) premiered in Locarno Festival, this last one won the Golden Leopard for Best Film. La mort de Louis XIV (2016) premiered in the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival, awarded with the prestigious Prix Jean Vigo.
International Film Festival Marseille, FID