A heartfelt documentary following the life and contribution to the arts of Catalan iconic artist and cinematographer Toman Pladevall, which turns into a poetic study on light and darkness, inviting us to see the world in a different way.
SCREENING IN EDINBURGH:
Where: Traverse Theatre (10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED)
When: Thursday 26th January 2023, 19:30
Original Title: D’Ombres
Director: Joan Tisminetzky
Length: 60 min
Tomàs Pladevall is an admired cinematographer (known for being the sensitive eye behind the films of eminent catalan directors like Pere Portabella or Jose Luis Guerin); a master of light who seeks to recover and classify his personal archive. He carefully and rigorously completes and nurtures his legacy but closing the last box is a difficult task. The first of his films is lost. Retired from the profession, he cannot help playing with light and shadows, filming during the solstices and sunsets, or seeking to find secrets of centenary films, as if he were an alchemist magician.
Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón FICX 2021 – Best Spanish Director
Festival Málaga 2022 – Documentales Sesiones Especiales