The disadvantages of not being God

Ten residents of any town, going through a serious moment of personal crisis, and seek a way out, desperately.

  • Javier Macipe
    Os Meninos do Rio
  • Javier Macipe
  • Javier Macipe
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    1 hour 10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 18, 2014
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  • Zaragoza, Spain
    November 20, 2014
    Spanish Premiere
    Best feature film
Director Biography - Javier Macipe

Javier Macipe studied Audiovisual Communication and specialized in Directing at the School of Cinema of Cuba (EICTV). In his career his work has spanned the fields of fiction and documentary, developing hybrid genres among both these areas in his latest works. Due to the major impact of his work,  he was awarded a grant by the prestigious Fundación Antonio Gala to young artists for the accomplishment of his first feature film "The disadvantages of not being God" which premiered at the Festival of Malaga and won several national and international awards. In 2014 in Portugal he made his short film "Os Menino do rio", which so far has received more than 50 international awards, among them in Spain: The short film of the year at Promofest, Zinebi, Huelva and FibABC short.   Currently, Javier is preparing his second fiction feature film, a co-production between Spain, Argentina and Germany.

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