TITLE: PORTRAIT OF A BIRD ON THE FOURTH FLOOR
DIRECTOR: Alfonso Legaz
WRITER: Alfonso Legaz
PRODUCER: Alfonso Legaz
OVERVIEW: Julio is 66 years old. He is blind and after 40 years as singer remains in the musical underground. Between 2013 and 2014, I attended some trials that Julio performed with his musicians on the fourth floor of a old house located in the historic center of Valencia (Spain). My explores
the self-knowledge process that requires the realization of a portrait of another person, assuming own blindness layers in the process, conditions apparent proximity and distance imposed by visual while representation. I thought it was not very different from portraying a bird. I made the script on the poem by Jacques Prevert, «Pour faire le portrait d´un oiseau».