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EL CUERPO / THE BODY (Spain)
July 13, 2013 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:30 am
West Coast Premiere – One Time Screening
A night watchman is accidentally killed while fleeing from the morgue where he worked. When the police arrive to take stock, they discover that the corpse of a young woman has mysteriously disappeared from the morgue without leaving any trace. Inspector Jaime Pena (José Coronado) investigates the strange event with the help of Álex Ulloa (Hugo Silva), the widower of the missing woman. Opens in Miami and San Diego on July 12.
Writers: Oriol Paulo, Lara Sendim
Director: Oriol Paulo
Runtime: 108 min.
Language: Spanish w/English subtitles
Distributor: Outsider Pictures
Starring: Belén Rueda, Hugo Silva, Aura Garrido, José Coronado
FESTIVALS: Sitges Film Festival, Spain; London Film Festival, UK; Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden; Paris International Fantastic Film Festival, (Lyon Festival Hallucinations Collectives, France; Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival, Taiwan; Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival, Estonia; Santa Barbara Film Festival, US
“Like the forensic lab in which it’s set, Oriol Paulo’s debut, “The Body,” is darkly fascinating, full of secrets and highly polished … “ Variety, Jonathan Holland
Official Website w/Trailer (in Spanish): http://www.sites.sonypicturesreleasing.es/sites/elcuerpo/teaser/