The current status quo in the Universe has been severely threatened as of lately by wicked Emperor Mingo. Jaime de Funes and Arancha will face up to the menace. The Emperor, the nasty Zoltar monster and the Mongolems intend to enslave the human race. However, in order to achieve their evil plans for universal dominion, they will have to overcome the only obstacle that hinders their path – the unrivalled private detective Jaime de Funes and his courageous assistant Arantxa Mirantes. Over and over again, both champions of justice will thwart Mingo’s plans to unleash chaos. Their courage and audacity are only matched by the absurdity of their methods.
The author of an unsettling work, Velasco Broca (born in Amurrio, in the Basque Country, in 1978) made his debut as a director with Footsie, a multi-awarded short that garnered him recognition in the Spanish underground scene. Having gained momentum, he undertook his second production – Kinky Hoodoo Voodoo –, filmed in 16 mm. This short already introduced some of his main obsessions, i.e., Spanish folklore, extraterrestrials and fetishism.
However, this work would remain unfinished until 2004, as Velasco Broca was to be commissioned with a teenager sexual education video. The outcome – Der Milchshorf – made a lasting impression in the national Spanish TV channel TVE program “Versión Española”, where it was broadcasted in 2002 under the heading of “the most bizarre short ever shown at the program”.
Fast forward, a year later Velasco Broca produced and directed the pilot for the TV series The intergalactic Adventures of Jaime de Funes & Arancha. This would also become… read more