Danger Dave - Screenings at San Sebastian Film Festival 20.09. and 21.09.2014!
15 sept. 2014
The second instalment of SAVAGE CINEMA focuses on real life adventure narratives in outdoor sports. On Any Sunday - The Next Chapter and Valley Uprising explore deep, intricate heritage, while Higher, starring pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones, showcases today's elite high performance stars of snowsports. The gritty life and career struggles of David Martelleur in Danger Dave see the antihero confront his own self destruction in the urban landscapes of skateboarding, while a lifelong irrational passion for the sport of skiing is the premise for Days of My Youth. Meanwhile, the freedom of living on the fringes of society is explored in The Greasy Hands Preachers, where artist Shinya Kimura creates unique motorcycles that exceed the trappings of commercialism.
SAVAGE CINEMA is committed to bringing the most relevant films of the year to an ever-broader audience. Featuring the work of some of the leading production companies like Teton Gravity, Sender Films, Matchstick Productions, Red Bull Media House and Freeride Entertainment, frontrunners in the evolution of the cinematography in this genre. We reconvene with forefathers such as Bruce and Dana Brown, yet also showcase independent directors offering intimate and raw interpretations of powerful stories.
PREMIERE IN SPAIN. 20th of September, 20:45. Cinema Príncipe. (2nd Screening: sunday 21st at 22:15 – Trueba Cinema, 1) The trials and tribulations of a professional skateboarder who is on his last legs yet has no desire to end his career.
A filmmaker explores the fall of a man who is unable to maintain a professional career as his life becomes a downward spiral.
A movie produced thanks to the support of Carhartt WIP.
PHILIPPE PETIT and DAVID MARTELLEUR, will be present at the Festival to present the movie from the 19th to the 22nd. Get in touch with Angela Zozaya (email@example.com) for appointment.
David Martelleur, ex pro skateboarder and star of Danger Dave David Martelleur is a skater from Belgium who started skating and drinking at the age of 14. Two years later he got his first sponsor and competed for at European level for some time. At 20, he started using drugs, stopped skating and studying. Since 2005 he's lived in Asia, his life being shrouded in mystery. His unique charisma and attitude make of him a fascinating, highly-respected figure in the world of skateboarding.
Philippe Petit, director of Danger Dave Petit has worked as director and actor in his own films since 2011. He shot his first feature film in Paris in 3 days, but Danger Dave took him 5 years. He is currently preparing his next feature, Continentale.