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Spain | 2013 | 13:34 | Fiction, Live Action
A young couple in a park comes across a mysterious man who claims to be an expert falconer. The encounter will become a test for the young people, as they start to share the hope that the peregrine falcon -Durandal - will return to his master’s fist.
Durandal is a film about faith or, if preferred, about the place where illusions breathe when reality deprives us the air. To do this, we set a simple story, portraying the meeting of two disparate generations: while Antonio is a broken toy from the 80’s, a ghost destined to wander from bar to bar, trying to convince everybody of his glorious past as a falconer, Ruben and Gema reflect a disaffected youth, that longs for the resources to fight apathy and the current lack of opportunities. Our short film wants to take part in the fantasies of a romantic, a wanderer inviting us to dream of possibilities and who is able to close, with his story, the gap between two young lovers; indeed, frecuently, it’s contradictory and lost men those who travel with the best stories on their lips.
Copyright © 2013 La Hora Azul
Awards and nominations
1 Oct – 6 Oct | Spain
28 Aug – 15 Sep | London, United Kingdom
Cortos Con Ñ: Festival de Cortometrajes | 2013
3 Sep – 31 Dec | Madrid, Spain
Vagrant Film Festival | 2013
22 Sep | Minsk, Belarus
1 Oct – 6 Oct | Madrid, Spain
17 Oct – 20 Oct | Atlanta, United States
Festival Internacional de Creatividad, Innovación y Cultura Digital | 2013
29 Nov – 1 Dec | Tenerife, Spain
8 Feb – 18 Feb | Berlin, Germany
Durandal has received a new award at Festival de Cine de Madrid - Plataforma de Nuevos Realizadores. | more...
8 October 2013
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