The Disinherited is a portrait of the director's father facing the end of his family business. Pere Ferrés is 53 years old and owns a bus company. Lack of mon-ey forces him to drive clients who destroy his vehicle to bachelor parties, but he is not prepared to lose his dignity.
Presented by the Filmoteca de Catalunya and Camm Cinco SL. 6K scan, restoration and color-grading from the 35mm negatives and other original video tapes. Digitazing and sound restoration from 35mm magnetic tapes. Technical support made by the Filmoteca de Catalunya, supervised by Victor Erice. Variations on the initial editing brought by the director.
Blockbusters vs Anti-Cine. Spanish director Javier Aguirre has been working on cinema with a track record of over 60 years. He has directed some of the most box-office commercial films in Spain. Likewise, he has created avant-garde, experimental, short and feature films, which have broken all the stablished rules of the cinema industry. Always working and thriving with top-notch Spanish actors (Javier Bardem, Esperanza Roy, Fernando Fernán Gómez, …), his Anti-Cine films have been shown at museums and centres of art. General audiences haven’t always grasped his cinematic language, but he has overcome financial and censorship problems his own personal way to create unique works.
Axel (Santiago Segura), a peculiar Spanish guy, goes on a search of his former teammates in Buenos Aires. 25 years ago they formed a musical group that was about to be famous but for some mysterious reason never made it. Axel now is going to have to reconnect with Javier (Diego Peretti), a teacher who cannot communicate with his teen son, and Lucas (Diego Torres), a conceited lawyer who loses his job all of a sudden. A double challenge awaits for them: to be the band they always dreamed of and as if that were not enough to solve their dire lives.
Janine’s life seems to be going well, but one day she is attacked on the Underground and everything falls apart. Trying to escape her inner torment, she seeks refuge in the village where her father now lives. She hides her injuries from everybody and tries to relax, but instead of finding peace she comes face-to-face with her dark side.