Despite being one of the top titles of world cinema, ‘A Clockwork Orange’ was banned by the Francoist government. However, and surprisingly enough, the film was released without passing through the filter of censorship at Valladolid’s ‘Film Week’, which was held in one of the most conservative cities in the country. How was this possible? This documentary, which engages the collaboration of the film’s lead actor Malcolm McDowell aims to immerse the viewer in the endeavour of answering this question, while at the same time posing a more profound one: can a movie change the world?
Spanish director and scriptwriter born in Madrid in 1975 who has developed his work mainly within the field of documentary film. Throughout his career he has received several awards, such as the Goya award for best documentary short film for ‘Regreso a Viridiana’ (2014), fifteen medals from the New York Film Festival for ‘When Bette Davis Bid Farewell’ (2014), ‘Nostromo: David Lean’s Impossible Dream’ (2017) or ‘2001 Sparks in the Dark’ (2018), as well as several Promax & BDA awards for his television work. His filmography includes other documentaries such as ‘Peckinpah Suite’ (2019), ‘Sacristán: delantera de gallinero’ (2014) or ‘Arrebatados: Recordando a Iván Zulueta’ (2010).