Programme 2019

Fire Will Come (O Que Arde)

Director: Oliver Laxe

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: France, Luxemburg, Spain | Year: 2019

Language(s): Spanish | Time: 85 mins

Synopsis

Amador Coro has been condemned for having provoked a fire. When he gets out of prison, nobody is waiting for him. He returns to his hometown, a small village hidden in the mountains of rural Galicia, to live with his mother, Benedicta, and their three cows. Life goes by, following the rhythm of nature. Until one night when a fire starts to devastate the region.

Director's Bio

Oliver Laxe grew up between France, Spain and Morocco. His first two films screened at the Cannes Film Festival: You All Are Captains (2010) won the FIPRESCI Prize at the Directors’ Fortnight, and Mimosas (2016) won the Grand Prize at Critics’ Week.