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The Writer From a Country Without Bookstores

Completed

Production companies

Passeig Jordi Rius i Bou 4, 3r 3a
08292 Esparreguera, Catalonia

Contact Toni Espinosa

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Technical details

  • Year: 2019

  • Type: Documentary - Feature Film

  • Genre: Documentary

  • Audience: +7

  • Runtime: 80.00 '

  • Original version: Spanish , Creole

  • Subtitled versions: Catalan , English , Spanish

  • Format: Colour, 2 K, Digital 5.1,

  • Status: Completed

  • Web: http://www.elescritordeunpais.com

cast and crew

synopsis

Writer Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel had to flee Equatorial Guinea in 2011, after going on a hunger strike against Teodoro Obiang’s dictatorship, the longest lasting in the world. Now he resides as a refugee in Spain, the former colonial power, but longs for the country where he lived for 40 years. Until he decides to take a step forward.



Festivals

Festival du Cinema Espagnol de Toulouse - Cinespaña 2020


France - Toulouse

02/10/2020 - 11/10/2020

Atlantida Film Fest 2020


Spain - Online i Palma de Mallorca

27/07/2020 - 27/08/2020

L'Alternativa, Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona 2019


Catalonia - Barcelona

11/11/2019 - 17/11/2019

SEMINCI - Semana Internacional de Cine 2019


Spain - Valladolid

19/10/2019 - 26/10/2019