The Fury of a Patient Man


Uptown Theatre Sat, Apr 15, 2017 10:00 PM
The Main 1 Sat, Apr 22, 2017 9:30 PM
The Main 5 Fri, Apr 28, 2017 9:55 PM
The Main 5 Sun, Apr 30, 2017 5:45 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Child (12 & Under):$7.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Cine Latino
Competition: Emerging Filmmaker
Best of Fest
Voice Category:Thrill Me Chill Me
Release Year:2016
Runtime:91 min
Festivals & Awards:Special prize for Best Actress: Ruth Diaz - Venice Film Festival
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Film Factory Entertainment
Director:Raúl Arévalo
Producer:Beatriz Bodegas
Cinematographer:Arnau Valls
Screenwriter:Raúl Arévalo
David Pulido
Editor:Ángel Hernández Zoido
Composer:Vanessa Garde
Lucio Godoy
Principal Cast:Antonio de la Torre
Luis Callejo
Ruth Diaz
Manolo Solo
Filmography:Debut Feature


José seems to be nothing more than a lonely man. Frequenting a local bar in one of Madrid’s working-class neighborhoods, he clearly is happy to be continually in the company of the bartender, Ana, who lives alone with her son. Ana has been waiting 8 years for the return of her son’s father, Curro, who is serving time in prison for a botched robbery.

Slowly, the two fall in love, and when Curro returns, he is decidedly displeased. When José offers Ana his country home to escape from her boyfriend’s wrath, neither Ana—nor Curro—realize that the mild-mannered José’s plans are just now starting to unfold.

Though taking place in modern day Castile, this directing debut of acclaimed Spanish actor Raúl Arévalo is a nod to the American Western. Winner of four Goya Awards, including Best Picture. “[A] grungy, beautifully compact thriller. “ — The Hollywood Reporter

Director’s Biography

Raúl Arévalo: Born November 22, 1979 in Móstoles, Spain, Raúl Arévalo has quickly achieved international stardom as one of Spain’s leading actors. His credits include Summer Rain (dir. by Antonio Banderas), as well as Marshland, Alberto Rodriguez’s film which screened at MSPIFF2015. Fury of a Patient Man is his directorial debut.

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