Daily Trailer: The Soul of Flies As Arty As Title Suggests, In A Good Way
When one dreams of the easy life, a flickering image of Spain is produced in one’s mind. Sangrias and San Miguels in the sun, olives and sun-dried tomatoes, patatas bravas and paellas as far as the eye can see. A couple dancing flamenco in the background, the sunset colouring the sky red, someone singing Hotel California in Spanish – the easy life, you know. While you are dreaming of this picture perfect stereotypical promised land actual Spanish filmmakers are making things like this:
Painted in striking blue and a grayish yellow just the imagery alone is enough to make you want to watch El Alma de las Moscas, or The Soul of Flies. Add to that a very unusual story told in what seems to be a take on magic realism a la Marquez, Allende or Borges and you’ve got yourself a festival favourite. In short, we are intrigued.
Thirsty for more? Take a look at the stills below.