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El jardín de los faunos
The Garden of Fauns

new film type documentary film, experimental film Production Country Germany production year 2022 runtime 24'10 colour ,
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Stereo languages Spanisch Subtitles Englisch, Deutsch

Nazario, founder of the Spanish underground comics movement and pioneer of the gay graphic novel, is looking back on his eventful life, as well as on his flamboyant and explicit works. The 16 mm films, photos, illustrations, and paintings document the spirit of departure of a counter culture, but also recount Nazario's great love for Alejandro, with whom he was together until the latter's death. Profession and passion merge in this artist.

Official Trailer: https://vimeo.com/754329433

director Pol Merchan Produktion / Production Pol Merchan Drehbuch / Script Pol Merchan, Mònica Rovira Schnitt / Editing Ginés Olivares Bildgestaltung / DOP Carlos Vásquez Méndez Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Manuela Schininà  Besetzung / Cast Nazario Luque
2022 DOK Leipzig - Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm, Germany
2022 Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Germany (Golden Key Nomination)
2023 International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands
2023 Videonale, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
2023 IndieLisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Pol Merchan
  • Pol Merchan
  • Pol Merchan

Pol Merchan

Born 1980 in Lleida, Spain;
in 2007, he obtained a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona and in 2014 an MA in Art in Context from the Berlin University of Arts;
his work has been seen internationally in numerous art galleries, museums and at international film festivals