THE BLUE APPLE TREE (El Manzano Azul)

SPANISH I VENEZUELA I 2012               DRAMA I 93 MIN I DCP I COLOR

 

Director: Olegario Barrera

 

Cast:

Cast    

Miguelángel LANDA, Gabriel MANTILLA, Rosario PRIETO, Marisa ROMÁN, Albi DE ABREU, José RUBENS, Marcos MORENO, Kristin PARDO

Crew:

Writer(s): Olegario Barrera

Producers: Laura ORAMAS (CINE-QUA-NON), Olegario BARRERA (CINE-QUA-NON)

 

Synopsis:

An eleven year old city boy, named Diego, is forced to spend a vacation in a small country house in the Venezuelan Andes with his grandfather, Francisco, who he hardly knows. In the midst of an environment he finds hostile, whith no tv, no mobile phone, no internet, no Ipod, no Play Station nor anything he is used to having, Diego has an experience that will stay with him for the rest of his life. The primary characters in this experience are is grandfather and an apple tree that strangely enough decided to be blue and guards a secret under its roots.Director Biography:

 

 

Festivals/Awards: FIPRESCI International Film Critic Award at Schlingel Intl FilmFest for Children and Young Audience

Special Mention at Cine del Mar International Film Festival – Uruguayolegario-barrera-jpg-director-blue-apple-tree 13-el-manzano-azul-jpg-blue-apple-tree-still el_manzano_azul1-jpgblue-apple-tree-poster olegario-barrera-director-blue-apple-tree