El Olivo (The Olive Tree) (2016)

5 04 2017


April 14th “The Olive Tree” 7.30 @ Colinsburgh Town Hall

Spain 2016
Cert: 15
Dir: Iciar Bollain

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 100 mins (subtitles)

Starring: Anna Castillo, Javier Gutiérrez, Pep Ambròs


In her latest film, director Iciar Bollain (Take My Eyes) pitches a disenfranchised young woman, Alma, against the cold military efficiency of the corporate world.

As a child Alma witnesses the selling and removal of their family’s ancient olive tree around which she played with her grandfather Ramon. Ten years on Ramon visits the site of the tree everyday but refuses to communicate with his family.

Alma traces the tree to Dusseldorf where it sits in the foyer of a global corporation. With no plan, Alma travels to Germany vowing to return the tree to Ramon.




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