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The Basque Ball: Skin Against Stone

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
In an area of northern Spain known as Basque Country, the Spanish government and the region's people are in a constant political struggle as the Basque people strive for autonomy, an effort that occasionally leads to bloodshed. Attempting to start a dialogue between the opposing factions, director Julio Medem conducts a series of interviews with numerous individuals about the issue -- even though the interviewees refuse to be in the same room. Through editing, Medem creates the conversation.

Cast: Xabier Arzalluz , Bernardo Atxaga , Txiki Benegas , Txetxo Bengoetxea , Julen De Madariaga , Odón Elorza , Iñaki Gabilondo , Juan José Ibarretxe

Director: Julio Medem

Genres: Documentary

The Basque Ball: Skin Against Stone (2003)

Release Date: January 1st, 2003|1 hr. 50 min.

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