Cravan vs Cravan

Cravan vs Cravan

Original title: Cravan vs Cravan
Production: Mallerich Films Paco Poch; Benece Produccions
Country: Spain
Director: Isaki Lacuesta
Script: Isaki Lacuesta
Photography: Gerardo Gormezano
Music: Víctor Nubla
Cast: Frank Nicotra; Eduardo Arroyo; Maria Lluïsa Borras; Enric Casassas; Marcel Fleiss; Carles Hac Mor; Bernard Heidsieck; Le Diablo Mariachi; Merlin Holland; Juli Lorente; Adalaida Perillós y Le Cirque Perilleus; Pierre Pilatte; Humberto Rivas; Marian Varel
Year: 2002
Duration: 97
Genre: Biographical documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish-Catalan-French-English (mixed)
Subtitles: Spanish (in Catalan, French and English dialogs); English (in Catalan, French and Spanish dialogs)


In 1918 the poet and boxer Arthur Cravan disappeared without a trace in the Gulf of Mexico. Today, another boxer-artist, the film director Frank Nicotra, sets out on an investigation which will follow in the mysterious footsteps of Cravan from Switzerland to Mexico, passing through Paris, London and Barcelona, where he fought a legendary match against the world heavyweight champion, Jack Jonhson.


Winner of 2 Awards, at the International Film Festival of Catalonia, Sitges, 2002: “Gran Angular” Audience Award for Best Motion Picture; and, “Citizen Kane” Award for Best New Director

Winner of a Sant Jordi Award 2003: Best First Work

Nominated to a Cinema Writers Circle Award, Spain 2003: Best New Artist (Isaki Lacuesta)


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