Genet en el Raval

Genet en el Raval

Original title: Genet en el Raval
Production: Mallerich Films Paco Poch; Televisió de Catalunya (TV3); Televisión Española - TVE
Country: Spain
Director: Juan Caño Arecha
Script: Juan Caño Arecha
Photography: Jordi Figueras
Music: Gerard Pastor
Year: 2013
Duration: 56
Genre: Biographical documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish


Documentary about the experiences of the French writer Jean Genet in Barcelona, where he lived from 1933 to 1934, when he was 23 years old. From the book by Juan Goytisolo and texts of Genet himself, the documentary traces the places that the writer frequented, mainly Chinatown (today "El Raval") and the establishments and cabarets where homosexuals and transvestites met. His experiences in the marginal Barcelona marginal Barcelona of the time marked much of his work.


Warning: This movie may contain nudity scenes and strong language. Viewer discretion is advised.

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