Je te tiens
by Sergio Caballero, Spain 2019, 21'
SCREENPLAY: Sergio Caballero   ACTORS:Ángela Molina, Sosaku Miyazaki
Virginia Rousse
PHOTOGRAPHY: Claudia Mallart   PRODUCER: Advanced Music SL
EDITING: Bernat Vilaplana   LANGUAGE: VO: Spanish, French; SUB: Italian, English
SOUND: Pedro Alcalde   SOUNDTRACK: Pedro Alcalde, Sergio Caballero

Schermo dell'Arte - Archivio Film    Presented at Lo schermo dell'arte 2019

A mother and daughter talk to each other in an old Mercedes, covering their mouths
with their hands. Their dialogue focuses on motherhood, the meaning of life, and their relationship with death. The frame moves outside the cockpit, like Hitchcock’s rear-projections, while the car travels through mysterious and disturbing places animated by unusual characters, kinetic sculptures and screens on which landscape projections alternate. Je te tiens (for which Caballero, filmmaker and multimedia artist, designed the sets) is a dark road movie that unites different dimensions: the conversation in the car between the mother, Ángela Molina (a favorite of Buñuel, Petri, Bellocchio, Almodovar), and her daughter, Virginia Rousse, who looks just like her, and the surreal landscape in which dream-like and bizarre worlds accompany the narration. Presented at the Quinzaine des Realisateurs at the last Cannes Film Festival, Je te tiens is the first narrative film by Sergio Caballero, co-director of the Sónar festival in Barcelona. A previous version was the promotional teaser for the event’s 2019 edition.
Sergio Caballero:
Born in 1966 in Barcelona, he’s a multidisciplinary artist who works with sculpture, conceptual art, video and electronic music. He is one of the three directors of the Festival de Música Avanzada y Arte Multimedia Sónar of Barcelona, and is responsible for its coordinated image.

Selected Filmography
2014 La distancia, 2014 Ancha es Castilla/N'importe quoi (2014), 2010 Finisterrae 


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