At PortAventura Business & Events, we wish to congratulate the whole “Son of Cain“ team on the news that Jesus Monllaó’s debut film has been selected to take part, from 22 August to 2 September 2013, in the Focus on World Cinema section of the prestigious Montreal World Film Festival in Canada. The celebration is twofold since “Son of Cain” has also been selected as a finalist for the La Violette d’Or award at Cinespaña, the Toulouse Spanish Film Festival, which will take place from 27 September to 6 October 2013.
PortAventura Business & Events continues to support the film “Son of Cain”, the last 20 minutes of which were filmed in our Convention Centre. Based on Ignacio García-Valiño’s novel “Dear Cain”, this Mediterranean thriller, starring José Coronado, Maria Molins and David Solans, was shot in Tarragona, birthplace of the director.
The PortAventura Business & Events Convention Centre provided the cinematic location for the final weeks of filming of a “Mediterranean thriller” starring Jesús Coronado, María Molins and David Solans. Following the presentation of “Son of Cain” at the Malaga and Tarragona festival and the screenings in Madrid and Barcelona, the two main screening locations, the movie had its big screen premiere on 31st May 2013 and was a resounding success both at the box office and with the critics. Jesús Monllaó, said to the publication TravelManager (June 2013, no. 12) that: “The Convention Centre was chosen as one of the locations for the shooting of “Son of Cain” due to its ample spaces that adapted fully to the demands of the scenes filmed there. Its natural light, which can be found in almost every room in the centre, was also of vital importance, and also particularly noteworthy is the building architecture, the precision of the technical and human services, continually available and of high quality”.
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After the success of the film “Son of Cain“ at the Malaga Festival and its presentation in Tarragona, the city where this “Mediterranean thriller” was filmed, the team led by the director Jesús Monllaó will be at the long-awaited film-screening in Barcelona today, the 28th May 2013. Part of the cast will be at the “Club Coliseum” cinema (Rambla de Catalunya 23) to enjoy the screening of this film alongside guests and members of the press. Based on Ignacio García Valiño’s bestseller “Dear Cain”, it tells the story of Nico Albert (David Sloans), a difficult and exceptionally gifted teenager with a unique obsession: chess. Concerned by their son’s strange attitude, his parents decide to hire the services of child psychologist Julio Beltrán. From there on, the plot traps the viewer in a story where discovering the truth in time will be the only way to avoid the essence of evil taking over the main characters’ lives. With the last scenes being filmed at its Convention Centre, PortAventura Business & Events, together with Life & Pictures, are supporting the promotion of “Son of Cain”.