Bertsolari

Asier Altuna

Feature Film (90')

2011

The bertsolari is the improviser of verse sung in the Basque language, Euskara. This oral tradition has managed to evolve and adapt to the times connecting with the younger generation, bringing together ten thousand people at the final of the last championship. An austerely aesthetic art that surprises in this era of spectacle and special effects. 

BERTSOLARI is a journey through improvised poetry, silence, and art laid bare.

Technical information

90 MIN / DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILM / COLOUR / 35mm / DCP / 1:1,85 / 5.1 / DOLBY DIGITAL

Artistic sheet

Maialen Lujanbio
Andoni Egaña
Joseba Zulaika
John Miles Foley
Miren Amuriza
Jon Sarasua

Technical sheet

Director and Screenwriter:
Asier Altuna

Production director:
Marian Fernandez Pascal

Cinematography:
Gaizka Bourgeaud

Editing:
Laurent Dufreche

Music:
Herrikojak

Direct sound:
Pablo Bueno
Joseba Otxoa

Sound recording and mixing studio:
Sonora Estudios

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