These two powerful dramas signal the emergence of a vital Basque cinema in Spain.
Directed by Koldo Almandoz • Drama • With Laulad Ahmed, Patxi Bisquert, Ramon Agirre, Iraia Elías, Erika Olaizola
• 2018 • 88 minutes
Khalil is a rootless young man who lives in the city’s margins, where industrial estates bank onto the river and the marsh. He survives as well as he can, spendi...
When a Tree Falls (Amama)
Directed by Asier Altuna • Drama • With Iraia Elías, Kandido Uranga, Amparo Badiola • 2015 • 103 minutes
Along with this year’s Oscar submission LOREAK, this powerfully visualized drama of generational conflict signals the emergence of a vital Basque regional cinema in Spain. The crux of the fil...