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Festival in Media
Section: Forum of European Cinema
Country: Spain 
Year: 2015


Amama (When a Tree Falls)

color/103 minutes

Director: Asier Altuna Screenplay: Asier Altuna Cinematography: Javi Aguirre Editing: Laurent Dufreche Music: Javi P3Z, Mursego Cast: Kándido Uranga, Iraia Elias, Klara Badiola, Ander Lipus, Amparo Badiola, Manu Uranga, Nagore Aranburu

The story of a family; the story of a conflict. The rural and the urban, the past and the present, parents and their offspring: opposing ways of life struggle against one another whilst, in eloquent silence, the grandmother — Amama — watches her family’s destiny unfold.

Production:Txintxua Films


Asier Altuna

Asier Altuna was born on May 4, 1969 in Bergara, Spain as Asier Altuna Iza. He is known for his work on Amama (2015), Aupa Etxebeste! (2005) and Bertsolari (2011).






2015 Soroa (Short)

2015 Amama

2013 Zela Trovke (Documentary short)

2011 Bertsolari (Documentary)

2010 Artalde (Short)

2006 Sarean (Short)

2005 Aupa Etxebeste!

2004 Topeka (Short)

2002/II Terminal (Short)

1999 40 ezetz (Short)

1997 Txotx (Short)