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Pa negre (2010)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama | 15 October 2010 (Spain)
In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to ... See full summary »

Director:

Agustí Villaronga

Writers:

Emili Teixidor (novel), Agustí Villaronga (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Francesc Colomer ... Andreu
Jhon Mejía Jhon Mejía ... Jove
Marina Comas ... Núria
Nora Navas ... Florència
Roger Casamajor ... Farriol
Lluïsa Castell Lluïsa Castell ... Ció
Mercè Arànega ... Sra. Manubens
Marina Gatell ... Enriqueta
Elisa Crehuet Elisa Crehuet ... Àvia
Andrés Herrera ... Dionís
Pep Tosar ... Comisari
Lázaro Mur Lázaro Mur ... Tísic
Jordi Pla Jordi Pla ... Quirze
Andrea Caro Andrea Caro ... Roviretes
Laia Marull ... Pauleta
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Storyline

In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to be made responsible of the deaths, but Andreu tries to help his father by finding out who truly killed them. In this search, Andreu develops a moral consciousness against a world of adults fed by lies. In order to survive, he betrays his own roots and ends up finding out the monster that lives within him. Written by Harry

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Catalan | Spanish

Release Date:

15 October 2010 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Bread See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€154,897 (Spain), 17 October 2010, Limited Release
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Spain's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 84th Academy Awards 2012. See more »

Crazy Credits

Twenty minutes after the movie beginns, there is a second title; "Retrato de un asesino de pájaros" (portrait of a birds killer). See more »

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Referenced in Edición Especial Coleccionista: B.A.D. Cats (2011) See more »

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25 April 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

a portrait of Spain after Franco's regime. portrait of the past as root of the fears and vulnerable peace. portrait of childhood looking the source of justice. a novel. and its splendid adaptation. Black Bread could be defined as thriller, mystery or political film. in fact, it is only analysis of grow up in the circle of a wounded world who has not courage to assume the events who defines it. the truth not gives freedom. only creates a way who has ambition to revenge the errors of adults for a cruel pragmatism. a dark film who is useful trip in heart of a community. nothing new. only bitter, cruel and cold. the lost of innocence and the fruits of many compromises as price of survive.and the final answer of a young man who discovers, step by step, the frame of the truth.


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