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'THE MOTIVE' (El Autor) - TIFF '17 Award Winner
'THE MOTIVE' (El Autor) - TIFF '17 Award Winner
September 9, 2017

Director: Manuel Martín Cuenca
Cast: Javier Gutiérrez María León Adelfa Calvo Adriana Paz Tenoch Huerta Rafael Tellez Antonio de la Torre
Original Score: José Luis Perales
Production Companies: La Loma Blanca PC S.L. LAZONA ICONICA PRODUCCIONES ALEBRIJE CINE Y VIDEO
International Sales: FILMAX
The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI PRIZES)
Winner - Special Presentations: Manuel Martín Cuenca’s The Motive (El Autor)

Searching for literary inspiration, an aspiring novelist stuck in a dead-end job as a notary in Seville, insinuates himself into the lives of his apartment-dwelling neighbours and attempts to instigate drama, in this comedic, thought-provoking, and self-aware meditation on art and authorial intent.

Álvaro (Javier Gutiérrez) dreams of being a writer, a true artist, not a hack like his bestselling-author wife, Amanda (María León). When he catches her cheating on him right outside their home, Álvaro decides to leave Amanda and quit his boring job as a notary clerk so he can dedicate his life to the written word.

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