Original Title / Título Original: Stella Cadente
AKA: Estrella fugaz / Estel fugaç / Spadajaca gwiazda / Falling Star
Director: Luis Miñarro
Script / Guión: Sergi Belbel, Luis Miñarro
Country / País: Spain / España
Year / Año: 2014
Genre / Género: Drama
Runtime / Duración: 111 min.
Language / Idioma: Spanish Dub / Doblaje en Español Ibérico
Subtitles Hardcoded / Subtítulos pegados: none
Cast / Elenco: Àlex Brendemühl, Lola Dueñas, Lorenzo Balducci, Bárbara Lennie, Francesc Garrido, Àlex Batllori, Gonzalo Cunill, Francesc Orella, Jimmy Gimferrer, Rosa Novell
Synopsis: The movie centres around King Amadeo I of Spain, and the farcical position in which he found himself. Invited to become the Spanish monarch by General Prim he travels from his ducal seat in Italy to practically live under house arrest for his entire reign after the assassination of his sponsor on the eve of his coronation. Amadeo’s father was the King of Sardinia, later of Italy, and he’d been brought up to be a ruler, trained all his life. He is tolerated by those who use him for he knows not what and all his grand plans for Spain entirely ignored. He chooses to remain in this gilded cage, who knows why, perhaps he stubbornly believed that the penguins would admit their mistake, that he was to be to Spain what Charles II was to England, that he could march into parliament and shoo the bickerers away ...
Sinopsis: Narra el fugaz reinado de Amadeo de Saboya en España, que en 1870 intentó poner en orden y modernizar un país ingobernable. Un rey incomprendido en el exterior y rápidamente refugiado en su interior: fuera de su palacio, el país se derrumba, y dentro de él, su corte se abandona a los juegos, el amor, los placeres, la belleza y la melancolía.