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El niño de la luna - Moon Child (1989)

director: Agustí Villaronga

composer: Dead Can Dance
With: Maribel Martín, Lisa Gerrard, Enrique Saldana, a.o.

duration: 118 minutes
Fantasy, Science Fiction


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This stylized fairy tale is Augusti Villaronga's second feature film. A blue-eyed little boy with paranormal powers, gets kidnapped by a secret cult. He escapes along with a young couple and travel to a mythical version of the African continent together. Along the way, the boy will find out how to complete his destiny of becoming the moon child.

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Screening dates: El niño de la luna - Moon Child

KASKcinema Tue 15 Oct 2019 17:30 - 19:28 (118 min)
KASKcinema Thu 17 Oct 2019 20:00 - 21:58 (118 min)


director: Agustí Villaronga
screenplay: Agustí Villaronga
producer: Moustapha Benjemia, Adolfo Cora, Julián Mateos, Paco Villar, Chihab Gharbi, Jaime F. Cid
composer: Dead Can Dance
Editor: Raúl Román
Cinematography: Jaume Peracaula

production company: Ganesh Producciones Cinematográficas

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dialogue: Spanish
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Spain
year: 1989


AGUSTÍ VILLARONGA: Anta mujer (1976, short), Laberint (1980, short), Al Mayurka (1980, short), Tras el Cristal (1986), El Niño de la Luna (1989), Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain (1992), Cycle Simenon (1995, TV series), Cròniques de la veritat oculta (1997, TV series), 99.9 (1997), El mar (2000), Gracia exquisita (2000, short), Aro Tolbukhin in the Mind of a Killer (2002), Mylène Farmer: Fuck Them All (2005, short), After the Rain (2007, TV movie), 50 años de (2009, TV series), Pa Negre (2010), Carta a Eva (2012, TV series), The King of Havana (2015), El testament de la Rosa (2015), Incerta Gloria (2017), Born a King (2019).

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format: DCP

Other festival films by director Agustí Villaronga

2019:El mar
2019:El Rey de La Habana
2019:Incerta Gloria
2019:Pa Negre
2019:Tras el Cristal
1986:Tras el cristal


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