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SPEED BEGETS OBLIVION

by Marcelo Schapces

synopsis

Twenty-four-year-old Olmo lives in his own world, made up of his father’s obsession for objects of every kind, without any apparent logic, that are accumulated, archived and classified. But the faraway presence of his mother will take things in a surprising direction. A fascinating and moving story on identity, memory and oblivion.

international title: Speed Begets Oblivion
original title: La velocidad funda el olvido
country: Spain, Argentina
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Marcelo Schapces
screenplay: Marcelo Schapces, Julio Cardoso, Pablo Fidalgo, Paula Romero Levit
cast: Luis Luque, Uxía Blanco, Nicolás Mateo, Marta Larralde, Carmen Vallejo, Graciela Maza, César Albarracín, María Laura Cali
cinematography by: Ángel Luis Fernández
film editing: Liliana Nadal
music: Carles Cases, María Eva Albistur
production: Factotum (ES), Barakacine Producciones (AR)
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