El Corto (no) Ingles

Directed by Various

A collection of shorts that have chalked up awards from Hollywood to Berlin, including a few Goyas.BREAKING AND ENTERING (1998, 17m) charts 1,746,586 real cases of door-to-door salesman. By Mateo Gil, co-writer of ABRE LOS OJOS and TESIS; THAT RHYTHM (1995, 15m) is a quirky short by P. TINTO director Javier Fesser (see p. 12); A boy, his dad, and an obsession for Athlético Madrid form the moving CHAMPIONS (Antonio Conesa, 1997, 19m); Shot in English, Felix Viscarret’s Berlin-winner DREAMERS is a mock-documentary, fashioned from found archival footage (1998, 11m); The Oscar-nominated SHACKLED (20m) is a black comedy about a major lottery jackpot; The winner of this year’s Goya for Best Short is SEVEN COFFEES PER WEEK (1999, 13m)

95 minutes

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