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Hard as Indie (2018)

Documentary telling the story behind the film "The Cosmonaut", transmedia project that counted with more than 4.600 people backing up the project, and the three young filmmakers who tried to make it happen.

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Arturo M. Antolín
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Credited cast:
Nicolás Alcalá Nicolás Alcalá ... Self
Jaime Asensio Jaime Asensio ... Self
Katrine De Candole ... Self
Víctor García Rivero Víctor García Rivero ... Self
Jose Luis Lara Romero Jose Luis Lara Romero ... Self
Carola Rodríguez Carola Rodríguez ... Self
Ezequiel Romero Ezequiel Romero ... Self
Mairena Ruiz Denia Mairena Ruiz Denia ... Self
Carlos Serrano Azcona Carlos Serrano Azcona ... Self
Bruno Teixidor Bruno Teixidor ... Self
Max Wrottesley ... Self
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In 2008 three Spanish friends, still in their early twenties, Carola Rodriguez, Bruno Teixidor and Nicolás Alcalá, decided to embark on a visionary project: The Cosmonaut, a transmedia feature film aiming to create an alternative production model to the one used by the current cinema industry. Financed mostly from crowdfunding and small investors, licensed under creative commons and with the goal of being released simultaneously on TV, in the cinemas and on the internet as a free alternative; The Cosmonaut was the project everybody was talking about. Three years later, with more than 4.000 backers and 250.000EUR of the budget obtained through crowdfunding, they traveled to Latvia to finally shoot the movie - but instead of it being the end of their problems to make the film, it was only just the beginning. A hellish filming process, an extremely long editing phase, debts with the Spanish government and an internet campaign against the director of the film were just some of the issues ...

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Spain

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Spanish | English

Release Date:

26 January 2018 (Spain) See more »

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