|Newsletter n° 115|
On November 2, 2009, one of the most beloved actors of Spanish cinema, José Luis López Vázquez, passed away in Madrid. He was 87 years old and had nearly 300 films to his credit in his long career. With the release of the biography co-published by EGEDA, ¿Para qué te cuento? [“What am I Telling You This for? ”] filmotech.com pays tribute to this Spanish comedy legend by giving you free viewing of one of his films. You only need to go into our José Luis López Vázquez Special Feature section and choose the film you wish to see. And, if you still want more, you always have the option of low-price viewing of the others in our catalogue.
Premieres in Cinemas in SpainFrom this week's premieres in Spain, there's a little something for everyone. Jonás Trueba follows in the footsteps of his father with his debut as director of Todas las Canciones Hablan de Mí, a romantic comedy with a “guy tries to forget girl but can't” storyline. Another debut this week is the Catalonian film La Llegenda de l'innombrable, a Road Movie starring Juan Luis Galiardo in the role of the evil villain. Two years after its premiere at Sitges, and with it now out on DVD in most countries in Europe, comes Franklyn, a futuristic thriller in which the destinies of four persons in two different time periods become intertwined. And, finally, after appearing at Sundance, comes the debut in Spain of the documentary When You're Strange, “the true story of the Doors,” in the words of the group's keyboard player and narrated by actor Johnny Depp.