Fire Will Come (O Que Arde)
Director: Oliver Laxe
Section: World Cinema
Country: France, Luxemburg, Spain | Year: 2019
Language(s): Spanish | Time: 85 mins
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.
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.