“The legacy”, documentary about Manolo Sanlúcar in the top ten of Netflix


The documentary feature film “El Legacy”, which reviews the life and work of master Manolo Sanlúcar and is directed by Juanma Suárez and produced by Enrique Guzmán, both at the head of the Andalusian production company Cinnamon Factory, has been ranked among the 10 most viewed films of the Netflix streaming platform. The film, released in 2019, addresses the figure and work of one of the most outstanding Andalusian guitarists and composers of recent times.

Director, Juanma Suarezstands out from his work that «It does not focus only on the character, but ends up becoming a deep reflection on art, aesthetics and culture in general». For its part, Guzman considers that, three years after its premiere, «The legacy is still as valid as the first day; It is a heartfelt tribute and recognition to artistic creation, and also to passion, religion, spirituality and even fear in general. With our documentary we wanted to bring the public closer to all those vertices of the human, present in the life and work of the genius».

In the documentary, which premiered in cinemas and was presented at the Seville European Film Festival in 2019 with great reception from the public and acclaim from critics, personalities such as bailaora Cristina Hoyos, guitarist and composer David Carmona participate , his sister María José Muñoz Alcón or one of his most significant students, the guitarist Sócrates Mastrodimos, among others, whose testimony and memories weave the personality of the maestro from Sanlúcar de Barrameda throughout the 71-minute footage.
The legacy is a documentary feature film produced by CinnamonFactorya purely Andalusian company, in collaboration with South Channel Television Y RTVE. With a script by Juanma Suárez and Juan Manuel Suárez Japan, the photography is also by Andalusian Antonio Galisteo. The music is by Manolo Sanlúcar himself. The film was awarded by the Andalusian Studies Center with the 2019 Imaginera Award within the framework of the Seville Festival.

Manolo Sanlucar It became number one of the best-selling album lists in Spain in 1974 with its theme Black Horse, one of the best guitar compositions of all time. This rumba was created by the author created in a few minutes, as explained in the documentary.

Andalusian cinema for the world

CinnamonFactory is a production company headed by the producer Enrique Guzman and the manager Juanma Suarez which has a marked Andalusian stamp. In his 25 years of experience in audiovisual production, he has produced an extensive catalog of works with a quality that has been recognized through his presence at national and international festivals.

Enrique F. Guzmán is part of the Andalusian Film Academy and the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences. In recent years, he has participated in fiction feature films the wish list (2019), piety (2022) and neighborhood heroes (2022). He has three Goya nominations.
Juanma Suarez is a screenwriter and film director born in Coria del Río (Seville). Among his works, stand out Mission in Mocland. A super special adventure, the first 3D animated feature film produced in Andalusia; the short films alfred and anna Y A lonely sun story, also candidates for the Goya in 2013 and 2015, respectively; Y 30 years of darknessnominated for the Goya for best documentary film in 2012 and in which he participated as animation director.

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