the spanish film slaves and kings, about the life of Archbishop Saint Anthony Mary Claret (founder of the Claretians), will be released in Ecuador through the Cinemark cinema chain (Guayaquil, Quito and Cuenca) this August 25th.
The film, distributed by Bosco Films and produced by Stellarum Films and the Claretian family“tells the story of Saint Anthony Mary Claretthe man who wanted to light the fire of divine love in the world and great defender of human rights”.
After the success of a forbidden god (2013), Stellarum Films and the Claretian family came together again to slaves and kingswhich premiered in Spain in 2021, within the framework of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the death of the founder of the Claretians.
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Pablo Morenodirector of the film, told ACI Press that “this film shows the life of a man who wanted to aspire to a high ideal”.
“His history and legacy, even though it happened in the 19th century, is still very current: the fight against slavery (external and internal) and the defense of the dignity and rights of each person, whether they were ‘slaves or kings’ “, he pointed.
Lucía González-Barandiarán, executive director of Bosco Films, commented that “there is a large public interested in going to the cinema to see inspirational stories based on real events.”
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Synopsis: In 1930, the writer and intellectual Azorín discovered a hoax that had spread for almost 60 years: the life and works of the Spanish Archbishop Antonio María Claret, founder of the Claretian missionaries, had been adulterated. slaves and kingsbased on real events, discovers the journey of that investigation that leads to the history, thought and authentic facts that led to the action of the archbishop of Cuba and, later, confessor of Queen Elizabeth II.
With the performances of Antonio Reyes (Córdoba, 1975), who has a career in the world of acting for more than 20 years, and Alba Recondo, candidate for the Goya nominations for best supporting actress for her performance as Isabel II.