Morente| 1hr : 26mins
Director: Emilio Ruiz Barrachina | Producer: Ircania Producciones
Focus Years: 2011 | Country: Spain
A musical film about the late flamenco singer Enrique Morente, whose last work was to put music to the poems of Pablo Picasso and turn it into a great musical performance. The shooting for the film only finished a few days before he passed away in 2012 and the film serves as a tribute to Enrique Morente's musical legacy and thinking.
Enrique Morente allows the viewer insight into his life with flamenco, family and his historical friendship with Eugene Arias, Picasso's barber and close friend during his exile in France. Morente performs traditional flamenco songs mixed with mergers and other music. Besides, for the first and last time he performs with his family in the Arab ruins of Granada and further includes his last song "Fallen Angel " with the famous jazz pianist Federico Lechner.
The film is a unique visual document and extraordinary musical journey on the life and legacy of Enrique Morente.