Esquivar y pegar

Documentary Film, 70’, 2011

Directed by: Adán Aliaga & Juanjo Jiménez
Country: España
Produced by: Nadir Films
Music: Vincent Barrière
Cinematography: Pere Pueyo
Editing: Aurora Sulli

Benito Eufemia se entrena cada día, mañana y tarde, en el minúsculo gimnasio Ter, en el barrio del Clot de Barcelona. Tiene 38 años y un combate a la vista. El día a día de Benito es frenético. Trabajo nocturno como “coordinador” en discotecas, cuidador de su madre, profesor de clases de artes marciales en otro gimnasio, promotor y empresario de su propia velada. Acaba de ser padre, se presenta al juzgado cada 15 días y demuestra que no está echando a perder su libertad condicional. Mientras la fecha clave se acerca, vivimos con Benito su presente y revivimos su increíble pasado.

Benito Eufemia trains every day, morning and afternoon, in the tiny Ter gym, in the Clot neighborhood of Barcelona. He is 38 years old and he has a fight in sight. Benito’s day to day is frantic. He works as a “coordinator” in discos, he teaches martial arts in another gym, he takes care of his mother and he is the promoter and businessman of his own fight. He has just been a father, goes to court every 15 days and shows that he is not spoiling his probation. As the key date approaches, we live with Benito his present and relive his incredible past.

Festivals:
Festival Alcances: Mejor Documental.
Festival Courmayeur Noir: Mejor Documental.
Festival de San Sebastián: Made in Spain.