Antonio Muñoz Molina. The writer's job

A portrait of the Spanish writer Antonio Muñoz Molina, one of the most important figures of the contemporary Hispanic Literature. The documentary tackles the life and professional career of the author of “Winter in Lisbon” or “The Polish Jocker”, winner of many perstigious literary awards as “Principe of Asturias on Literarture”, “National Narrative Award” or the “Planeta Award” in Spain. He is member of the Royal Spanish Academy.

 

The writer lives, for many years now, between Madrid and New York. In Spain he has his family, his hometown, where he grew up. In New York his dreams, the anonymity of his streets and a quiet social life. He has worked there as Professor of Literature at NYU or Director of the Instituto Cervantes for 2 years. He is one of the embassadors of Spanish language and literature abroad.

 

Shot between Madrid, New York and Úbeda, the documentary shows three long conversations between the author and his wife, the well-known writer and columnist, Elvira Lindo, his old friend and philologist, Pablo Valdivia or his son and intellectual property lawyer, Antonio Múñoz Vico. The author talks about his childhood in Ubeda, his years at university in Madrid, his 20 years in Granada or his current traveller’s life between the Spanish capital and New York City.

Versions

Spanish

Genre

Literature

Length

1 x 52

Type

One Off

Format

HD

Production

TVE / MALVALANDA