The Basque Ball: Skin Against Stone Poster

Release Date: 2003

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

Keywords: Tense, Rivalry, 2000s, Gripping, Office