Scene from the film The Academy of Muses
Scene from the film The Academy of Muses
Scene from the film The Academy of Muses
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The Academy of Muses

  • Spain
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On returning from class, a teacher is questioned by his wife, who distrusts his pedagogic project: an Academy of the Muses inspired by classical references, which is supposed to contribute to regenerating the world through poetry. The controversial project triggers a series of situations dominated by words and desire.


  • Original title
    L’académie des Muses
  • Direction
  • Cast
    Raffaele Pinto, Emanuela Forgetta, Rosa Delor Muns, Mireia Iniesta, Patricia Gil, Carolina Llacher, Juan Rubiño, Giulia Fedrigo, Giovanni Masia, Gavino Fedrigo and the students of Faculty of Philology, University of Barcelona
  • Editing
    José Luis Guerin
  • Sound
    Amanda Villavieja
  • Duration
    92 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Spain
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Jeonju International Film Festival, South Korea 2016
    • Seattle IFF , United States, 2016
    • FICUNAM, Mexico, Mexico, 2016
    • Rotterdam International Film Festival, Pays-Bas, 2016
    • Torino film festival, Turin, Italy, 2015
    • CPH DOX Copenhague, Danemark, 2015
    • Festival international de Mar Del Plata, Argentina, 2015
    • Tokyo International Film Festival, Japon, 2015
    • Festival Do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015
    • Haifa International Film Festival, Israël 2015
    • Festival International de Locarno, Switzerland, 2015
  • Awards
    • Golden Giraldillo Festival Cine Europeo, Sevilla, Spain, 2015
    • Don Quijote Award, Tromsø International Film Festival, Norway
    • Best fiction director, festival Cartagenas de las indias, Colombia, 2016
    • Sevilla Awards for Best Film, CineLatino Festival, Germany is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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