DOC. SPAIN - Feature film

El cuadro

The Painting

SEMINCI | Año: 2019 | País: Spain

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El cuadro is a mystery documentary about Velázquez’s Las Meninas, the mostinterpreted work of art in history. A film that turns the viewer into a detective and guides him through the maze of clues that lead to deciphering the painting’s secrets.

El/la director/a

Andrés Sanz (Madrid, 1969) is a writer, director and film producer. After graduating in Fine Arts from the Complutense University, he studied film at the University of North Carolina (Greensboro) and later earned Master’s degree at the San Francisco Art Institute. He has directed a number of commercials and produced numerous short films, including the multi-awarded Bedford, included in the exhibition La sombra held at the ThyssenBornemisza Museum in Madrid. He collaborated with Isabella Rossellini in her tenth short film Flat Love, which won more than 50 international awards. In partnership with the artist Álvaro Perdices and the composers Santiago Rapallo and Javier Adán, he created the video installation Jardín infinito, a special commission from the Prado Museum for the historic exhibition of the 500th anniversary of Hieronymus Bosch in 2016. El cuadro is his first feature film.


Sunday 20: Broadway Cinemas, room 10, 22.15 
Thursday 24: Broadway Cinemas, room 10, 17.15 hours