WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE - 22H - TEATRO OLIMPIA
Premiere of the feature film LA FORTALEZA, by Chiqui Carabante. Spain. 92′. VOE
España. 2022. 92’. Ficción
Directed by: Chiqui Carabante. Script: Chiqui Carabante, David Orea, Salvador S. Molina. Production: Featurent, Lolita Films, Womack Studios. Executive Producer: Rosa García Merino, Damián París, José Carlos Conde. Editing: Cristina Laguna. Art: Salvador Carabante. Photography: Juan Hernández A.E.C. Original music: Darío Valderrama. Sound: Dani de Zayas, David Morales, Valeria Arcieri. Cast: Manuel Zarzo, Fernando Cayo, Goya Toledo, Fernando Tejero, José Manuel Poga, Vito Sanz, Carla Nieto, Lola Casamayor, Manolo Solo, Nacho Fresneda.
After the death of Arturo Viaplana, his childrens attend the reading of his will in the hope of inheriting his great fortune. What they don’t know is that their late father has not chosen an heir, but has devised a kind of posthumous joke as his last will.
To inherit his estate, the Viaplana brothers will have to overcome a series of tests in a macabre game that will bring them face to face with the family’s best-kept secret.
He studied acting and directing at the Seville Theatre Institute, the Ecole Philippe Gaulier in London, the Royal Court Theater and the New York Film Academy.
He is a director and screenwriter; he combines his film career with television and theatre directing. With his first two short films, Los Díaz felices and Bailongas, he won more than forty awards at national and international festivals. His first feature film Carlos contra el mundo was premiered at the San Sebastian International Film Festival and received numerous awards.
In 2009 he created his own production company, Divina Mecánica, with which he made 12+1, his second feature film, which won the awards for Best Film and Best Director at the Malaga Film Festival in the ZonaZine section.
He also works as a playwright with his own company, Club Caníbal. He is currently directing the series Honor for AtresMedia.