The prestigious Monte-Carlo Television Festival has nominated the TV movie The power of silence for best fiction feature film and Joan Pera, who plays the world-renowned musician Pau Casals, for best actor in the 2018 Golden Nymph Awards.
The film, directed by Manuel Huerga and starring Joan Pera in the role of Pau Casals, also features Nao Albet, Carme Sansa and Marc Cartes. It was coproduced by TV3, Minoria Absoluta and Euskal Telebista in collaboration with the Departamento de Cultura de la Generalitat de Cataluña, the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée, the Région Occitanie and Slot Machine.
La fuerza de un silencio is a work of fiction based on real events portraying a specific period in the life of Pau Casals during his exile in Prada de Conflent. It tells how the Maestro, using music, made a stand against Franco’s dictatorship.
The winners of the 2018 Golden Nymph Awards will be announced at the gala to be held on 19 June in Monte-Carlo.