Spain 2020 – Director: Ignacio Acconcia – Original language: Catalan, Galician, Spanish – Subtitles: English – Length: 89 min.

A darkened room, a computer and evening walks: after an accident, which left him with severe burns, young Aleixo is not able to live a normal life in daylight. His music and his family give him hope. Will performing bring him back to life?

We present the International Premiere of the film.

No youth rating


Ignacio Acconcia

Spanish screenwriter and director. Studied at the Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya (ESCAC) and Master "Creative Documentary" at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona. After short films and TV formats, EL NIÑO DE FUEGO is his first long documentary film.


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English/Original Title: BOY FROM THE BLAZE. Writer: Ignacio Acconcia, Jaume Cuspinera, Salvador Sunyer. Camera: Toni Vidal. Sound: Guillem Carvajal. Editing: Pere Marzo. Music: Studio el Diego Pedragosa. Production: Nanouk Films. Producer: Salvador Sunyer.

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