Actor Raúl Arévalo (Marshland) makes an impressive directing debut with THE FURY OF A PATIENT MAN, a hard-edged revenge thriller that tells a surprising and cruel story through fabulous photography and an original mise-en-scene.

 

Starring Antonio de la Torre (Marshland, Unit 7), THE FURY OF A PATIENT MAN is sure to be one of the biggest surprises out of Spain this year. 

 

Selected at 73rd Venice Film Festival in Orizzonti.  

 

Forqué Award for Best Picture. 

 

11 Nominations to the Spanish Academy Goya Awards. 

 

6 Feroz Awards including Best Picture and Best Director. 

 

Special prize for Best Actress for RUTH DIAZ at the 73 Venice Film Festival. 

THE FURY OF A PATIENT MAN

Thriller / 2016 / Spanish / 91 min / Spain 

 

SYNOPSIS

Madrid, August 2007. Curro is the only one arrested for the robbery of a jewelry store. Eight years later, his girlfriend Ana and their son are waiting for Curro to get out of prison. Jose is a solitary and reserved man who just doesn ?t seem to fit in anywhere. One morning he goes for a coffee at the bar where Ana and her brother work. That winter his life gets interwoven with the others’ at the bar, who take him in as one of their own. This is especially the case with Ana, who sees this newcomer as an outlet for her distressing life. Having done his time, Curro gets out with the hope of starting his life with Ana over again. But everything has changed in just a very short time.

 

 

CREW

 

CAST

Director

Raúl Arévalo 

 

Producer

Beatriz Bodegas

 

Director of Photography

Arnau Valls (Combustion, Cell 211)

 

Editor

Ángel Hernández Zoido (Even the Rain)

 

 

Antonio de la Torre (Marshland, Volver)

 

Luis Callejo (Palm Trees in the Snow)

 

Ruth Diaz 

 

Manolo Solo (Marshland, Biutiful