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The city of marvels

A Feature film by Mario Camus

Produced by ICC - Institut del Cinema Català

Release in France : 07/02/2001


    During the 1887 Universal Exposition in Barcelona, young Onofre Bouvila leaves his peasant's life behind to seek his fortune in the "city of wonders." He is initially drawn to the anarchist workers' movement, which he steadily abandons in order to get ahead. In a matter of years, eliminates his enemies one by one and becomes an all-powerful mafioso figure who controls Barcelona.

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    ICC - Institut del Cinema Català

    Foreign production company :

    Continental Filmes

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    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Joan Antoni Gonzàlez i Serret

    Line Producer :

    Joan Antoni Gonzàlez i Serret

    Co-producer :

    Jérôme Minet

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Kazik Hentchel

    Continuity supervisor :

    Olivia Bruynoghe

    Music Composer :

    Jean-Marie Sénia

    Author of original work :

    Eduardo Mendoza

    Screenwriters :

    Mario Camus, Olivier Rolin

    Director of Photography :

    Acacio de Almeida

    Editor :

    José Biurrun

    Production Designer :

    José Maria Alarcon

    Costume designer :

    Josep Massagué

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    Spain, Portugal, France

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    Minority French (Spain, Portugal, France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h

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    Posters (1)