'Imanol Rayo’s Planned Feature ‘Dog Days’ to Examine Human

Feature ‘Dog Days’ to Examine Human

Imanol Rayo’s

“Dog Days” promises to be an ambitious look at family, the challenges of adolescence,

The project,

which won this year’s main prize at the Thessaloniki Film Festival’s Crossroads Co-Production

His previous

films, including “Two Brothers” and “Death Knell,” were based on books

The reservoirs

themselves, however, built in the last century during the reign of Francisco Franco, flooded and

In recent

years many of these submerged villages have reemerged due to dropping levels of water caused

“The reconversion

of a space expropriated long ago, which resulted in submerged villages and a rural exodus,

The film

weaves “three interrelated elements: a campsite, a reservoir, and the ruins of an old abandoned

The campsite

is about to be closed to make way for the reservoir’s expansion, an expropriation

Like “Two

Brothers” and “Death Knell,” “Dog Days” deals with changing family dynamics

“The traditional

family has been a fundamental pillar in Basque and Spanish society,” Rayo explains

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