When strangers Julio and Julia wake up together, groggy and hung-over from the night before, the last thing they are expecting is to discover that an alien invasion has taken place. In Extraterrestre, Nacho Vigalondo melds science fiction, romance and black comedy in his latest feature about the darkly fascinating aspects of the human psyche. –TIFF
Cabezón de la Sal, 1977. Nacho’s short film 7:35 de la mañana (7.35 In The Morning), which he wrote, directed and starred in, not only won more than 60 national and international awards but was also nominated as best short film by the European Film Academy and the Oscar Academy Awards in Hollywood. His first feature film, Los Cronocrímenes (Timecrimes), is a sci-fi story about time travel. He is currently combining his film projects with the production of advertisements and various screenwriting and acting tasks for theatre, radio and television. —kimuak.com
Brief overviews of Spanish Cinema Now and The Forgotten Spanish Non-Fiction Cinema and Its Renewal.