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VIENDOMOVIES PREMIERES“LA PIEL EN LLAMAS”

“ViendoMovies,” the Spanish-language film channel that exclusively presents movies originally in this language without commercial interruptions, owned by SOMOSTV (a company led by Luis Villanueva and part of SOMOS Group), premieres this Saturday, March 16th at 9 PM (ET) the outstanding Spanish film “La Piel en Llamas”. This production has been well-received by both audiences and critics due to its timely and relevant theme, as well as its exceptional cinematic quality. ViendoMovies is known for supporting Spanish-language cinema and its talent by showcasing high-profile films that represent the best of Spanish cinema. 



La Piel en Llamas” is directed by David Martín-Porras, who brings to the screen the well-known play of the same name by Guillem Clua in his directorial debut. The film participated in the official competition section of the 2022 Málaga Film Festival and was also part of the official selection at the BCN Film Festival. The plot revolves around the story of Frederick Sálomon, a war photojournalist who gained international fame by capturing the image of a girl soaring through the air as a result of an explosion. Twenty years later, Frederick returns to the country where he took the iconic photograph to receive an award that “cleanses the regime’s face.” However, a local journalist wants to kill him for a reason that only Sálomon knows.


The cast of “La Piel en Llamas” includes Óscar Jaenada (Goya Award winner for Best Actor in “Camarón”), Fernando Tejero (Goya Award winner for Best New Actor in “Días de fútbol”), and Ella Kwueku (“Ismael”), who portrays a determined journalist with the purpose of seeking justice. Actress Lidia Nené (“Black Beach”) takes on the role of an African woman who doesn’t hesitate to humble herself to save her young daughter.

 

La Piel en Llamas” is a film that delves into profound and contemporary themes, including the cruelty of war, media manipulation, the power dynamics between the rich and the poor, and the influence of the West on the euphemistic term “third world.” The storyline runs parallel to current situations, exploring the tough themes of reconciliation and the quest for peace, regardless of whether one is a victim or a perpetrator.

 

In addition to this premiere, ViendoMovies also presents other exciting additions to its regular programming. The channel premieres as well “Hasta el Fin de Los Tiempos”(Mexico) and “Carajita” (Dominican Republic) Another production that is sure to grab the audience’s attention. The channel also features a cycle of 30 comedies every Sunday starting at 3 pm. Comedy is a strong genre in Spanish cinema, focusing on talented actors and excellent scriptwriters. Some of the standout comedies include:

 

The channel also features a cycle of 30 comedies every Sunday starting at 3 pm. Comedy is a strong genre in Spanish cinema, focusing on talented actors and excellent scriptwriters. Some of the standout comedies include “Amor en tiempos de Likes” (2022, Ecuador), “Poliamor para Principiantes” (2021, Spain), “Amor en el Aire” (2023, Venezuela) and “Locos al Poder” (2019, Panamá).

 

ABOUT VIENDOMOVIES: ViendoMovies is a Pay TV channel that exclusively programs contemporary cinema in Spanish, without commercial interruptions, 24 hours a day. It offers culturally relevant content in a premium package. ViendoMovies is produced in the United States for the Hispanic market in that country and Puerto Rico, and it is part of SOMOSTV LLC. For more information, visit www.viendomovies.com and www.somostv.net.

 

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