Fausto 5.0

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Fausto 5.0
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Directed by Alex Ollé
Carlos Padrissa
Isidro Ortiz
Written by Fernando León de Aranoa
Based on Faust legend (Goethe)
Produced byEduardo Campoy
Alicia Gallardo
Ramón Vidal
Starring Eduard Fernández
Irene Montalà
Juan Fernández
Miguel Ángel Solá
Najwa Nimri
Raquel González  [ es ]
CinematographyPedro del Rey
Edited byManel J. Frasquiel
Music byJosep Maria Sanou
Toni M. Mir
Distributed byLauren Films
Release date
30 August 2001, Venice Biennale
Running time
93 mins
Country Spain
Languages Catalan, Spanish

Fausto 5.0 is a fantasy film made in Spain and released in 2001.


Fausto 5.0 is the last part of a trilogy dedicated to the figure of Faust. The first two instalments were F@ust 3.0 (originally a play) and The Damnation of Faust (originally an opera). [1] All three films were developed for the screen by La Fura dels Baus, an experimental theatre group from Barcelona. [2]


A doctor – Fausto – on the verge of a nervous breakdown, meets a former patient – Santos Vella – who promises to grant his every wish. Reality starts dissolving and Fausto begins to lose control. [3] [4] [5]


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