‘El marinero enmascarado’, de Sophie Letourneur, en la Sección Oficial de La Cabina 2012

French director Sophie Letourneur returns after the success of her first film La vie au ranch, with a half-length film, The Shady Sailor (Le marin masqué, 2011). During 36 minutes, Letourneur narrates the trip friends Sophie and Laetitia make to Quimper, a small town in Brittany, to find the ‘shady sailor’, Laetitia’s first love. Filmed…

‘Un día en la galería’, de Neil Young, enorme confirmación de última hora para La Cabina 2012

In the darkness of the early movie theatres, filled with the smoke of tobacco, whispers and anticipating eyes; even though the primitive cameras weren’t able to record any sound at all, a range of possibilities opened its doors to offer sound to the moving images. Music was always the first option. Recorded in wax records…

‘Falsos amigos’, de George Varsimashvili, en la Sección Oficial de La Cabina 2012

A small theatre company is rehearsing Pygmalion, by George Bernard Shaw, days before the opening night. In this famous Victorian play, later adapted as Hollywood blockbuster My Fair Lady, phonetics professor Henry Higgins tries to improve florist Eliza Doolittle’s language, given that she has a terrible accent and uses inappropriate vocabulary. George Varsimashvili, director and…

‘Les llunes de Galileu’, de Quimu Casalprim, en la Sección Oficial de La Cabina 2012

“Eppur si muove” (“But, however, it moves”), the legendary phrase that Galileo pronounced and still resonates in the streets of Florence is an inspiring sentence. How to demonstrate the Earth revolves around the Sun without terrible consequences? How to make a planet turn without changing all the system? Quimu Casalprim, director of this 50 minute…