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Film Festival
of Navarra
Film Festival
of Navarra

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Country: Spain
Year: 1953
Duration: 20'
Direction: Antonio Crespo
Writer: Antonio Crespo
Cinematographer: Antonio Medina Bardón
Editor: Antonio Crespo, Antonio Medina Bardón
Production: Luis Álvarez Pastor

This film tells the story of a man who, following signs of good luck, buys a lottery ticket on the very day when he is run over by a car. When he is discharged from hospital, he finds out that his ticket –a winning number, indeed– is gone. In his desperate search for the lost ticket, he even tries to commit suicide. A masterpiece of amateur film containing unique images of Spain in the 1950s.
Silver Medal, Best novel filmmaker, Best script, Best actor; XVI Concurso Internacional de Cine Amateur de Barcelona (1953)

Antonio Crespo

Antonio Crespo Pérez (1929-2009) worked as a journalist and secondary school teacher until 1982. He first approached the world of film in the 1940s, as a critic writing in different publications. He then founded several film clubs and associations. He shot Una aventura vulgar in 1953 and the film entered the Barcelona National Film Competition. Crespo Pérez taught Scriptwriting and Film Editing at CAAM and wrote several books on film teaching and aesthetics, alongside many essays and novellas.
Una aventura vulgar (1953)
Concierto de Varsovia (1954)
El misterio del castillo (1954)
Momento (1954)
Del Impresionismo al Arte Abstracto (1954)
La llamada (1958)
With the collaboration of:
Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes AudiovisualesAcción Cultural EspañolaPlan de Recuperación, Transformación y ResilienciaFinanciado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU
With the support of
Ayuntamiento de PamplonaCentro de Arte Contemporáneo de HuarteFundación Caja NavarraGoethe InstitutCanadá InternationalCasa ÁrabeCineteca MadridAsociación de Mujeres Cineastas y de Medios AudiovisualesInstitut FrançaisEmbajada de Portugal en MadridCamões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua Portugal
Member of
PantallaIberofestLa MestaThe Red Balloon
Filmoteca de Navarra
Museo Oteiza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola
Festival de Cine Africano FCAT
Festival Scope
Centre Cinématographique Marocain
Hotel Tres Reyes
Hotel Maisonave
Cineteca Bologna
The Film Foundation
World Cinema Project
Cinemateca Portuguesa
Radio 3
Filmoteca Española
Festivals in Navarre
Punto de Vista
NIFF - Navarra International Film Festival
Navarra, tierra de cine
Ópera Prima
CTL 59
#LabMeCrazy! Science Film Festival
Festival de Cine y Dentistas
Horror Online Art
FICBE (Festival Internacional de Cortos de Berriozar)
FAN, Festival de Anime de Navarra
Lo que viene
Muestra de cine español
Filmmaking for social change
Muestra Internacional de Cine y Mujeres de Pamplona

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