Toni Pérez highlights the singularities of Benidorm as a set
Benidorm hosts tonight the premiere of El Cover, in Playa del Mal Pas
- The mayor, together with the director, Secun de la Rosa, and the cast of actors highlighted the experiences of the filming.
The actors have expressed their "pride in being in a commercial film that arises from an auteur film", praising Benidorm: "if we love artists, we love this city"
La Playa del Mal Pas will host tonight the premiere of ‘El Cover’ as well as its arrival at cinemas
The mayor, Toni Pérez, today, together with the director Secun de la Rosa, and the cast of actors, presented the film to the media, pointing out the peculiarities of a shoot that interrupted the pandemic and the state of alarm, but with the first windows of mobility and return to activity, the team returned to Benidorm to finish filming.
Pérez stressed that "this film also makes him feel very proud as a person and for Benidorm"; He praised the work of the director, actors and crew and pointed out that “'El Cover' contains and shows the lives of many people who have in music and pursue a dream, as in Benidorm, fighting to get to the top or to stay there, to make people happy. to others ”.
"El Cover," said the mayor, "has more meaning than a great movie: the very trajectory of the filming that has manifested itself in a spectacular injection of encouragement because, despite the pandemic and its consequences, it is over."
The mayor recalled the projection of Benidorm in the world of filming and the work of Benidorm Film Office, synthesizing it in that “in body and soul all of Benidorm is, all together, in any type of filming”, transferring and applying “hospitality, warmth and humane treatment ”.
The director, Secun de la Rosa, who stressed that he shared the words of the mayor, pointed out that the objective of this film was "to respect the artists and portray a Benidorm with respect for everything that is seen of it", in lived moments "With great enthusiasm". For the director "Benidorm is a musical city" and music is "what is breathed in a special way in Benidorm". "If we love artists, we love this city," concluded De la Rosa.
The actors Lander Otalola, Martina Salas and Alex Moner have highlighted the team formed, “as a family”, during the filming and expressed their love for the city. Producer Kiko Martínez insisted on his support for De la Rosa's work, new projects and that "Benidorm remains in the collective imagination" with films such as 'El Cover', pointing out the city's connection with music and artists. José Ramón del Río, from Universal Music, finally pointed out the detail that today, on the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse's death, the premiere of ‘El Cover’ arrives in Benidorm.