Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco

Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco is a Spanish television film directed by Miguel Bardem recreating the magnicide of Juan Prim in 1870. It originally aired on 15 December 2014 on La 1.

Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco
GenrePolitical thriller
Period drama
Written by
  • Nacho Faerna
  • Virginia Yagüe
Directed byMiguel Bardem
Starring
Country of originSpain
Original languageSpanish
Production
Running time98 minutes
Production companies
  • TVE
  • TVC
  • Shine Iberia
  • Dream Team Concept
Release
Original networkLa 1
Original release15 December 2014 (2014-12-15)
External links
Website

PremiseEdit

Narrated by Benito Pérez Galdós,[1] a young journalist at the time the events take place, the fiction accounts for the political intrigues and conspiracies in the last year of the life of General Prim, prime minister of Spain, who had to find a suitable candidate to the country's throne.[1][2] It involves all the prime suspects behind Prim's murder,[2] an unsolved case up to this date. Prim's carriage was shot in the Calle del Turco [es] on 28 December 1870. Wounded in the assassination attempt, Prim would die two days later.

CastEdit

Production and releaseEdit

A Televisión Española co-production together with Shine Iberia, Televisió de Catalunya and Dream Team Concept,[10][11] the TV movie was written by Nacho Faerna and Virginia Yagüe and directed by Miguel Bardem.[5] It was created on occasion of the 200th anniversary of Joan Prim's birth.

The movie was pre-screened at the Festival Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián.[12] Gregorio de la Fuente Monge and José Álvarez Junco collaborated as historical advisors.[10] Aired in prime time on La 1 on 15 December 2014, the telefilm earned a 13.2% audience share and 2,491,000 viewers.[13]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee(s) Result Ref.
2015 Zapping Awards Best Actor Francesc Orella Won [14]
3rd MiM Series Awards [es] Best Miniseries or TV Movie Won [15]

ReferencesEdit

References
  1. ^ a b Redondo, David (15 December 2014). "'Prim', otra ficción que salva el honor de TVE". Cadena SER.
  2. ^ a b Cameno Mayo 2019, p. 120.
  3. ^ a b "TVE estrena el próximo lunes 'Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco', la historia de un magnicidio rodeado de misterio". RTVE. 9 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b c d "La 1 estrena 'Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco' el próximo lunes 15 de diciembre". FormulaTV. 9 December 2014.
  5. ^ a b c Noelius (9 December 2014). "TVE estrena el lunes 15 de diciembre 'Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco'". Espinof.
  6. ^ "Cine histórico para el finde… 'Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco'". 20minutos.es. 18 December 2020.
  7. ^ "'Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco' en el Festival MiM Series". RTVE. 25 November 2014.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Guion de la Tv Movie (PDF). Ohch. 2014. pp. 27, 238. ISBN 978-84-96582-94-1.
  9. ^ "Prim: "España no es tierra de asesinos"". Cultura Joven. 7 December 2014.
  10. ^ a b Belinchón, Gregorio (15 December 2014). "Magnicidio a la española". El País.
  11. ^ "TVE rueda 'Prim, el asesinato de la calle del Turco'". Vertele!. eldiario.es. 18 November 2013.
  12. ^ Hernández, Clara (15 December 2014). "'Prim', un sucesor digno y temporal para la serie 'Isabel'". 20minutos.es.
  13. ^ "'La que se avecina' bate récord de temporada y no da opción al estreno de 'Prim'". El Confidencial. 16 December 2014.
  14. ^ "TVE y TV3, las grandes ganadoras de los Premios Zapping 2015". La Vanguardia. 26 February 2015.
  15. ^ Jabonero, Daniel (1 December 2015). "Los MiM premian las novedades de la temporada por encima de las viejas glorias". Bluper. El Español.
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