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52nd IFFI to open in Goa today with Mexico-Spain co-production “The King Of All The World”

The Spanish musical film, 'The King Of All The World' (El Rey de Todo El Mundo) will be the opening film of 52nd IFFI at Goa to start today

Asia’s oldest and largest celebration of films, the nine-day 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is all set to open today in Goa in a grand style with the movie “The King Of All The World” (El Rey de Todo El Mundo). The film is an immersive experience of a musical confluence of tragedy, fiction and reality.

The Spanish musical drama film directed and written by Carlos Saura, focuses on the making of a musical show. The Mexico-Spain co-production by a blending music and dance — both new and modern versions – of Spain and Mexico artistically attempts to revive the connection that existed between the two countries.

Tweet with the video of the film

The storyline of the movie is about a celebrated Mexican choreographer Sara who is invited by her ex-husband and also a stage director Manuel G to support and help him in preparing a new musical show. The film also includes the narrative about a rising star, young Ines who has to deal with her father and local mob.

Exploring the ties and threads between Spain and Mexico, the film includes in its cast of actors and dancers from both these nations. Among them are Ana de la Reguera, Manuel García Rulfo, Damián Alcázar, Enrique Arce, Manolo Cardona, Isaac Hernández, Greta Elizondo and others.

IFFI 52 is being held in hybrid mode from November 20 to 28.

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