Handia (Aitor Arregi & Jon Garaño / Spain / 2017 / 114 min)
Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings set out on a long trip all over Europe, during which ambition, money and fame will forever change the family’s fate. A story based on true events.
About the Directors
Aitor Arregi co-directed the animated feature films _Glup_ (nominated to a Goya Award® for Best Animated Film in 2004) and Cristobal Molón(2006) and the feature-length documentaries _Sahara marathon_ and _Lucio_ (premiered at the San Sebastian Festival and nominated to a Goya Award® for Best Documentary in 2007).
Jon Garaño directed the feature films _80 egunean_ (2010) and Loreak(2014), a contender in San Sebastian, nominated to a Goya Award® for Best Film, and selected to represent Spain at the Academy Awards®.
Spanish Cinema Days is curated by Marta Sánchez, Director, PRAGDA, and Laura Turégano, Associate Director, KJCC.
Produced by KJCC and PRAGDA.
Free and open to the public.
All films have English subtitles.