Correspondències filmiques is a project created on the occasion of an exhibition at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) for which Lisandro Alonso and Albert Serra had been asked to exchange filmed letters.
Part of the crew of Honor of the Knights travels to La Mancha to see the real settings of Quixote’s life in order to shoot a film. —Locarno Film Festival
Albert Serra was born in Banyoles, Catalunya, in 1975. A Hispanic Philology and Comparative Literature major from the Universidad of Barcelona, his first feature was Crespià, the Film not the Village (2002). He has written, produced and directed Honour of the Knights (Quixotic) (2006), selected by Cahiers du Cinéma as one of the top ten pictures of 2007. He has also written and directed Bird Song, which was premiered at Cannes 2008 and is now in this Festival’s competition. He’s currently working on a new film, and writing a play commissioned by the Teatre Lliure of Barcelona. —Mardelplatafilmfest.com