Jonás Trueba

Jonás Trueba – Los ilusos AKA The Wishful Thinkers (2013)

Los ilusos (2013)

The Wishful Thinkers, Jonas Trueba’s virtually home-made follow-up to the altogether less interesting Every Song Talks about Me, is a black and white celebration of open-handed film making as well as of those old chestnuts: art and life. This black and white portrayal of a group of young Spaniards who share an innocent, unconditional love of film has become something of a cult item amongst film literati in Spain with an inevitably lengthy run of festival screenings likely to extend its appeal to those in the know. Read More »

Jonás Trueba – La virgen de agosto AKA The August Virgin (2019)

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Eva is not satisfied with her life. In an act of faith, she decides to stay in Madrid over the summer, when all the other locals leave. August offers her a chance to start from scratch. Read More »

Jonás Trueba – Los exiliados románticos AKA The Romantic Exiles (2015)

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Vito, Luis and Francesco are three Spanish friends around thirty who travel by van to Paris for no apparent reason, just looking for a reunion with their respective ancient, idyllic and yet ephemeral love affairs, perhaps with the only mission of surprising themselves and continue to still feel alive. Read More »