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Dominó: agarrado por la crisis (2014)

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This is a story about Luis, a middle-aged family man in Spain, caught up in that country's economic crisis. We watch to see if he will find a way out of his problems, we are reminded of the U.S. with 4 million long-term unemployed.

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Antonio de la Malena ...
Luis
Luis de la Tota ...
El Amigo Josema
Nicolás Montoya ...
the banker Miguel
María Encarnación Murgado ...
The widow
Javier Padilla ...
Manolo
Esteban Viaña ...
Javier
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Luis, an ordinary individual in Spain caught up in that country's economic crisis, a crisis that began in the United States. As we watch him struggle with unemployment and the threat of foreclosure, we are reminded of the 4 million long-term unemployed in the U.S., the growing gap between rich and poor, and the millions of foreclosures that have occurred since 2008. Luis does all the right things: goes to an unemployment office, checks out the employment listings posted by private firms, checks the newspaper listings, asks friends for a job, accepts whatever part-time work is offered to him...and goes to the bank to apply for a loan. A set of domino players makes it clear, in casual conversation, that Luis' plight is simply a microcosm of what is happening in the entire country. Underlining this theme, we join Luis in watching a demonstration, observe a man hired by a bank as he arranges for the removal of furniture from a home the bank has foreclosed on, and hear two bankers in ... Written by Eve A. Ma

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On the brink of disaster.

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28 January 2015 (USA)  »

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Domino: Caught in the Crisis  »

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€30,000 (estimated)
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Oakland International Film Festival will present "Dominó" at 9:00am on April 5, 2015 in the Black Repertory Theater venue (2301 Adeline St, Berkeley, USA). See more »

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