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The Testament of Rosa
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The Testament of Rosa
STORY
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On June 2013 the Catalan actress Rosa Novell was diagnosed with cancer.

In her fight against the illness, the treatment affected her eye nerve and she became blind.
In between her pending works, there was the Catalan version of a theatre play about Mother Mary: THE TESTAMENT OF MARY.

An approach to this play ended up becoming her very own testament.

ON THE DIRECTION AND PRODUCTION

Actress Rosa Novell plays the role of Mary, God’s Mother, in this piece directed by Agustí Villaronga and based in the theatre play THE TESTAMENT OF MARY by the Irish Colm Tóibín.
It is an intimate narration in which the actress brings to the present the convulse time her character lived that finished in a tragedy that has changed the course of humanity: the death of her son Jesus.
The narration of the Passion, the death and the resurrection of Lazarus relate the biblical events with the own experiences lived by the actress, who is facing a cancer that keeps lessening her faculties.

with the special colaboration of
Cesca Piñón and Eduardo Mendoza.
A production of
Massa d’Or Produccions and El Testamento de María, S.L.

 

 

CAST & CREW
  • ACTRESS
    Rosa Novell/
  • SPECIAL COLABORATION
    Cesca Piñón/ Eduardo Mendoza/
  • SCREENPLAY AND DIRECTOR
    Agustí Villaronga/
  • BASED ON
    EL TESTAMENT DE MARIA de Colm Tóibín/
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
    Isona Passola/ Javier Pérez Santana/
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
    Josep Maria Civit/
  • EDITING
    Raúl Román/
  • PRODUCTION MANAGER
    Aleix Castellón/
  • SOUND
    Albert Royo/ Carlos Jiménez/
  • ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND CAMERA
    Blai Tomàs/ Alfredo Suárez “Pana”/
  • ORIGINAL MUSIC
    JGR Marcus/