The43rd edition of Moscow International Film Festival, one of the oldest international film festival in the world and recognized prestige worldwide, will be held on April 22 - 29.
The film The Belly of the Sea/El ventre del mar (Testamento Producciones, La Perifèrica Produccions, Link-Up Barcelona), witten and directed by Agustí Villaronga, will participate in the official selection of the festival.
Inspired by Alessandro Baricco text, El vientre del mar is a movie based on real events. After the wreck of a ship, 147 men try to survive, confined in a raft adrift in the middle of the sea. This shipwreck was immortalized by Théodore Géricault in the famous canvas ‘The Raft of the Medusa’, preserved in the Louvre Museum. The italian writer Alessandro Baricco narrates these events in the novel Oceano Mare, into the chapter titled ‘El Vientre del Mar’.