24.9. - 3.10.2020

The Hidden City Spain, France, Germany 2018 | 80 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Víctor Moreno

VÍCTOR MORENO (*1981) studied film and philosophy in Madrid. After Edificio España (2014) and Holidays (2010) The Hidden City is his third full-length film.

rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY A cinematic subterranean journey through the Madrid underworld. Claustrophobic, with virtuoso visuals and a mesmerizing soundtrack. An endless labyrinth of tunnels, sewers and subway stations – the dark zone of the metropolis, its hidden side – the area of operations for specialists who keep the infrastructure going and habitat for rats, cats and owls, who have adapted to the conditions. The urban underbelly is a living organism, a completely functioning system – but also a symbolic place: the city’s subconscious.

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Orig. Title: La Ciudad Oculta
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Director: Víctor Moreno
Screenplay: Rodrigo Rodríguez, Nayra Sanz Fuentes, Víctor Moreno
Producer: José Alayon,Dirk Manthey,Marina Alberti,Nayra Sanz Fuentes,Eva Chillon,Víctor Moreno
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
Music: Atmus Tietchens, Juan Carlos Blancas
Director of Photography: Jose A. Alayón
Production Design:
Editor: Samuel M. Delgado, Víctor Moreno
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Shellac
Production: El Viaje Films; Dirk Manthey Film; Rinoceronte Films; Kino Pravda; Pomme Hurlante Films
Contact: Dirk Manthey, Dirk Manthey Film:


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