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The Apostate Spain, Uruguay, France 2015 | 80 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Federico Veiroj

FEDERICO VEIROJ (*1976) is a director, screenplay writer and producer. Since his tragi-comic debut Acné that was shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG in 2008, he has established himself as a distinctive voice in Uruguayan cinema. His films A Useful Life (2010) und The Apostate (2015) were also shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG.

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Tamayo will no longer fulfill the expectations of his parents: he finally wants to be himself. The first step towards freedom is to apply to have his name removed from the baptismal records of the Catholic church. But even this simple request turns into a bizarre odyssey through the bureaucracy of the clerical system. On the way, his stormy past, with all its desires and transgressions, catches up with him and plunges him ever deeper into confusion. The Apostate is a Kafkaesque coming-of-age comedy from Madrid.
Orig. Title: El apóstata
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
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Director: Federico Veiroj
Screenplay: Álvaro Ogalla, Nicolás Saad, Gonzalo Delgado, Federico Veiroj
Cast: Álvaro Ogalla, Marta Larralde, Bárbara Lennie, Kaiet Rodríguez, Juan Calot, Joaquín Climent, Jaime Chávarri, Andrés Gertrudix
Producer: Federico Veiroj,Guadalupe Balaguer Trelles
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Lorca, Lisabö, Eisler, NoDo, Prokofiev, Morente
Director of Photography: Arauco Hernández Holz
Production Design: Gonzalo Delgado
Editor: Fernando Franco
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Format: dcp
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German Distributor:
World Sales: FiGa Films
Production: Cinekdoque; Ferdydurke Films S. L.
Contact: Alex Garcia, FiGa Films: alex@figafilms.com

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