The Spanish Film Festival of Malaga (April 23 - May 1) has unveiled its full competition line-up for this year's seventh edition, where actress Geraldine Chaplin, director Fernando Trueba and distributor Enrique Gonzalez Macho will receive tributes.
The 16 films in competition offer a broad selection of the current Spanish film industry, featuring a mix of new and veteran filmmakers and production companies, and a range of budgets and genres.
They also showcase a slew of high-profile actors including Victoria Abril and Federico Luppi (Swindled), Fanny Ardant (The Year Of The Flood), Carmen Maura (25 Degrees In Winter), Julian Sands (the English-language Romasanta) and Denise Richards and Daryl Hannah (the English-language Whore).
International buyers will have the opportunity to preview these and other Spanish titles in the festival's parallel three-day Market Screenings.
A separate documentary market, Mercadoc, complements competitive and informative documentary sections, a biannual documentary conference and a planned sidebar on Brazilian documentaries.
The official line-up includes:
The Violent Gaze (La Mirada Violeta) (Nacho Perez de la Paz y Jesus Ruiz);
Tuna And Chocolate (Atun Y Chocolate) (Pablo Carbonell);
Swindled (Incautos) (Miguel Bardem);
The Year Of The Flood (El Ano Del Diluvio) (Jaime Chavarri);
Summer Clouds (Nubes De Verano) (Felipe Vega);
Things That Make Life Worth Living (Cosas Que Hacen Que La Vida Merezca La Pena) (Manuel Gomez Pereira),
Conversations With Mom (Conversaciones Con Mama) (Santiago Carlos Oves);
Hector (Gracia Querejeta);
The Parrot's Chocolate (El Chocolate Del Loro) (Ernesto Martin);
25 Degrees In Winter (25 Grados En Invierno) (Stephane Vuillet);
Leon And Olvido (Leon Y Olvido) (Xavier Bermúdez);
Out Of Body (Fuera Del Cuerpo) (Vicente Penarrocha);
Iris (Rosa Verges);
Romasanta, The Hunt For The Beast (Paco Plaza);
Whore (Maria Lidon);
Closing film The Whore And The Whale (La Puta Y La Ballena) (Luis Puenzo) (out of competition).