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Fire Will Come (2019)

O que arde (original title)
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Amador is a notorious Galician arsonist who has been accused of causing a new fire. Lois, a young firefighter, explores the depths of a forest on fire. Their destinies are linked by the power of a mysterious fire.


Oliver Laxe
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amador Arias Amador Arias ... Amador
Benedicta Sánchez ... Benedicta
Inazio Abrao Inazio Abrao ... Inazio
Elena Mar Fernández Elena Mar Fernández ... Elena (as Elena Fernández)
David de Poso David de Poso ... David
Alvaro de Bazal Alvaro de Bazal ... Álvaro (as Álvaro de Bazal)
Damián Prado Damián Prado ... Damián
Nando Vázquez Nando Vázquez ... Nando
Manuel Martínez Manuel Martínez ... Manuel (as Manuel Martínez 'Xan')
José Luis Santalices José Luis Santalices ... José Luis
Manuel Santamarina Manuel Santamarina ... Manuel
Antonio Fernández Antonio Fernández ... Antonio
Nuria Sotelo Nuria Sotelo ... Nuria
Ivan Yañez Ivan Yañez ... Iván
Rubén Gómez Coelho Rubén Gómez Coelho ... Rubén


O que Arde ("Lo que Arde" in Spanish, "What It Burns" in English) is a rural drama that follows Amador, a forty-something arsonist who is free from jail after to accomplish two-thirds of his imprisonment to burn an entire mount. Not having friends, money or other resources, Amador returns his natal home in an undetermined so-small mountain town located in the province of Lugo (Galicia; northwest to Spain), living with his aging mother Benedicta. Quiet, calm and man of few words, Amador bears silently the mock of the some neighbors whose don't forgot his misdemeanor by the fire he caused, while tries to redirect his life caring the livestock of the farm and interesting about Elena, town's veterinarian. At the same time, a worried Benedicta talks Inazio, who is restoring ancient ruined houses to turn them in rural resorts for tourists, looking for a job for Amador, in the hope that her beloved son can at least to have a normal life. But the peaceful life of the town dominated by the bad... Written by Chockys

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Crime | Drama


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First film appearances of the two stars of the film, Amador Arias and Benedicta Sanchez. See more »


Written and performed by Leonard Cohen
Produced by John Simon
(Columbia Records, 1967)
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A movie so silent but conveys a lot
13 October 2019 | by rakeshroy31See all my reviews

A wonderful poignant movie with a loud and clear message that is so relevant in today's age. It portrays the simple but traumatic life of Amador and his mother. Cinematography is just breathtaking ...

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Release Date:

8 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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