OBABA
OBABA


SYNOPSIS
Young Lurdes takes on a trip to the Pyrenean Obaba territories, all along the '87 curves', to the place full of riddles and mysteries. With her video camera she sets out to capture Obaba's reality and its people, but she will find much more, maybe her inner self and meaning. In Merche, Ismael, Tomás or Miguel she finds friends but she sees also that they seem trapped in a past they cannot escape. Gradually, she learns about them diving into their childhood and brings about the common threads that link them together. But as Lurdes tries to solve the puzzle, there is always something missing, something that escapes that neither she nor her video camera can hold or explain, like the mysterious behavior of the lizards that live there …

DIRECTORMontxo Armendáriz
YEAR2005
STATUScompleted
PRODUCERSPuy Oria
Montxo Armendáriz
Karl Baumgartner
Michael Eckelt
CO PRODUCTION WITHOria Films
Pandora Film
Neue Impuls Film
PRODUCTIONToni Novella (Production Manager)
Susana Gonzáles (Assistent Director)
SUPPORTED BYFilmförderung Hamburg
Eurimages
WORLD SALESBavaria Film International
GERMAN DISTRIBUTOR
LENGTH100min
FORMATcolour
35mm
1:1.85
SHOOTING LOCATIONSpain
ORIGINAL LANGUAGESpanish
CASTPilar López de Ayala
Juan Diego Botto
Bárbara Lennie
Eduard Fernández
Peter Lohmeyer a.m.o.
WRITERSMontxo Armendáriz
CASTINGEva Leira
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYJavier Aguirresarobe
EDITINGRori Sáinz de Rozas
MUSICXavier Capellas
SOUNDCarlos Bonmatí (Sound)
Pelayo Gutiérrez (Sound Editor)
ART DIRECTIONJulio Esteban
Julio Torecilla
COSTUMESRuth Llera
Carmela García
MAKE UP HAIRLourdes Briones (Make-Up)
Fermín Galán (Hairdresser)
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