Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Sueñan los androides

Sister film to The Future (Bafici ‘14), both share crew (the director of one produces the other, and vice versa) and, most importantly, the same aching for the present of a whole country and its inhabitants thrown down the drain. Unamuno’s “Spain hurts me” as reinterpreted in a post-modernistic key. If The Future resorted to flashbacks in order to talk about today’s misery, Androids Dream travels to a close future suspiciously similar to the present to shoot a low-intensity remake of Phillip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Ship? A remake that is nothing but the starting point of a deeply painful generational portrait: that of those young people, which are replicants in the film, that are condemned to die in the hands of a merciless cop; to go on strike, to emigrate, to apathy, and the forced lack of future. Few times has Spanish cinema confronted its political present as critically as it has in the last few years. Enjoy while you can: perhaps next year there will be no Spain in which to shoot films as unique as this one. GdPA

English title: Androids Dream
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 61
Seconds: 0

D, F: Ion de Sosa

G: Ion de Sosa, Jorge Gil Munarriz, Chema García Ibarra

E: Sergio Jiménez

S: Manolo Marín, Jorge Alarcón, María José Molanes

P, PE: Ion de Sosa, Karsten Matern, Luis López Carrasco, Luis Ferrón

CP: Ion de Sosa Filmproduktion


Manolo Marín, Moisés Richart, Marta Bassols, Coque Sánchez, Margot Sánchez


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Ion De Sosa España

He was born in San Sebastián in 1981. He graduated in photography from the ECAM, and directs and produces 16mm films. With the features True Love as director and The Future as producer and director of photography, he participated at the Locarno, Rotterdam, Bafici, Punto de Vista and Lima Independiente festivals.

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