In a glass cage poster

In a glass cage

Tras el cristal - 1986 - Color - 110 mn Original version with French subtitles - Spain - Drama
  • Direction
    Agustí Villaronga
  • Production
    Teresa Enrich
  • Screenplay
    Agustí Villaronga
  • Editing
    Raúl Román
  • Photography
    Jaume Peracaula
  • Music by
    Javier Navarrete
  • With
    Günter Meisner, David Sust, Marisa Paredes, Gisèle Echevarría
Presentation reserved to audience above 16

After the rape and murder of a teenager, sadistic Klaus attempts to kill himself. He survives but remains alive only thanks to an artificial lung that forbids all movement. Soon Angelo, offers his help as a nurse.

In his first feature film, Agustí Villaronga (El Mar, Black bread) chose to rub salt in the then still fresh wound of Francoism. This romantic and sordid opera, that dives into the roots of evil, benefits from the presences of Günter Meisner (often cast as a Nazi in movies), David Suss (Moon Child by the same Villaronga) and of the beautiful Marisa Paredes, seen in  The Devil's Backbone and in Almodovar’s cinema. Discover or rediscover it ASAP !

Friday 8 September 2017 - 18:45 - Showroom 300 - Screening in partnership with the Ramon Llull Institute in Paris

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