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Constructing Albert (2017)

Title in Estonian: Alberti leiutamine

Original title: Constructing Albert

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Documentary Duration 81:26

Constructing Albert

The most important culinary revolution of modern times took place at elBulli, a restaurant in a remote cove on the Catalan coast. Ferran Adrià is the famous maestro people know, but behind elBulli’s success was also a hidden genius: Albert, Ferran’s younger brother. Four years after closing of elBulli, Albert has decided to become master of his own world, building 5 unique restaurants in the centre of Barcelona. Enigma, the jewel in the crown of this gastronomic empire, will prove to be his greatest hurdle. Will Albert escape the shadow of his famous brother and enter the Pantheon of great ...

Director: Laura Collado | Jim Loomis

Keywords: spouse | ambition | changing of beliefs | work with computer | playing a computer game | award ceremony | tasters | tasting | being successful | success story | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Trueday Films (Spain)
Film Category Documentary, Portrait
Text / Dialogue katalaani, hispaania, English
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 81:26


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Producer Laura Collado
Co-producer Marianne Ostrat
Director Laura Collado | Jim Loomis
Cinematographer Jim Loomis | Antonio Péres Molero | Manu Benavente | Matthew Murdoch
Composer Arian Levin
Sound Designer Horret Kuus
Editor Jim Loomis

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 28.09.2017 World Premiere, San Sebastian International Film Festival, Spain
  • on filmfestival: 3.02.2018 Estonian Premiere, DocPoint Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, San Sebastian International Film Festival (Spain), 2017, Programme: Culinary Zinema: Film and Gastronomy
  • Participation, Napa Valley Film Festival (Napa, USA), 2017
  • Participation, Palm Springs International Film Festival (USA), 2018

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm