The Burning

The Burning

Fernando Colomo
Quique, an artist from Cadiz Carnival, has a huge life-twist the day he begins to work in Spain´s biggest impounded drug deposit. Due to El Tuti, a local dealer and Quique´s big fan, who is planning to steal this entire drug before the deposit’s opening and the burning of every piece of drug it has. But in order to get it, Quique must be part of the robbery…
Fernando Colomo (Madrid, 1946) is a director, screenwriter, actor, producer and architect. With “Tigres de papel” (1977), premiered at the San Sebastian Festival, he led the way to a new type of comedy, reflecting the social and political changes of the seventies. Among his best-known films are La vida alegre (1987), Bajar al moro (1989), Los Años Bárbaros (1998), Al Sur de Granada (2003) and, in recent years, Isla bonita (2015) and La tribú ( 2018). At the same time, he has produced the first film debut of filmmakers such as Fernando Trueba, Icíar Bollaín, Mariano Barroso, Daniel Calparsoro, Daniela Fejerman, Inés París and Santiago Zannou, among others.
  • Original title Antes de la quema
  • Director Fernando Colomo
  • Duration 96
  • Production year 2019
  • Theme Comedy
  • Category Feature Film
  • Subcategory Fiction
  • Gender Comedy
  • Nationality Spain
  • Producer Sangam Films, La Mirada Oblicua
  • Dialogue language Spanish
  • Subtitle language English
  • Intérpretes Salva Reina, Manuela Velasco, Maggie Civantos, Joaquin Nuñez, Manuel Manquiña, María Alfonsa Rosso, César Mateo, Vicente Romero