14-20 November 2016

Eusebio, el americano (The American, Eusebio)

Ruth Somalo

  • Eusebio, el americano (Ruth Somalo)
L'Alternativa Parallel / Panorama / Eusebio, el americano


The filmmaker’s grandfather and his best friend emigrated from Spain to South America when they were young. After years of friendship, they made a pact. A film about oral history, human remains, bureaucracy and embodiment.


Ruth Somalo graduated in journalism from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid. She studied filmmaking with Patricio Guzmán, Javier Corcuera and Jose Luís Guerin, among others. In 2005 she set up Horns and Tails Productions in New York and has produced and directed a number of shorts and the documentary features 200Km and Till You’re Told To Stop.


  • Country Spain, United States
  • Year 2015
  • Format Digital
  • Running time 13 min
  • Image Colour
  • Language Spanish
  • Subtitles English
  • Production company Horns and Tails Productions LLC
  • Producer Ruth Somalo
  • Screenplay Ruth Somalo
  • Photography Ruth Somalo
  • Editor Ruth Somalo
  • Actors José M Somalo, Eusebio Somalo, Ruth Somalo, Paco, Jesús Matías
  • Contact nacional@agenciafreak.com


Friday 18, 18.15 h — Teatre CCCB