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MY NAME IS OLMO

MY NAME IS OLMO

TITLE:

My Name is Olmo

 

PRODUCED BY:
LA CLAQUETA PC

 

DURATION:

18′

 

FORMAT:

Short Documentary

 

YEAR PRODUCED:

2011

 

STAGE OF PRODUCTION:

Sales

DIRECTOR:

Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo

 

SCRIPTWRITER:

Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo

 

PRODUCER:

Manuel H. Martín

 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY:

Dani Mauri

 

EDITOR:

Fátima de los Santos

 

COLLABORATORS:

Antonio Crespo, Mercedes Hermosilla, Antonio Figueredo, María Teresa  González-Quevedo, Bernardo Bertolucci

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SYNOPSIS:

Antonio Crespo Hermosilla wrote a letter to the director of the magazine TRIUNFO in May 1980. In the letter he wrote his will: “I want my son to be named Olmo”. Antonio, like many other fathers had watched the movie NOVECENTO by Bernardo Bertolucci, a few months before and the character of “Olmo Dalcó” had an impact on him. He decided to call his son Olmo, but the judge of Linare would not allow it. Like other fathers, Antonio had to go court to gain the rights to call his son Olmo.  In the end he obtained the rights. Thanks to the the Minister of Justice’s reply to the magazine informing of the law that allowed the word “Olmo” to be used as a mans name.  Now, nearly 30 later, Olmo Figuerdo tells the story himself and proposes a reunion with all of the OLMOS of NOVECENTO to a private screening of the movie.

Date

04/06/2018

Category

Documentary, Sales