The Spanish film "The magic of hope" aka (el vuelo del tren) directed by the Andalusian-Dublin based directorPaco Torres is participating in the Galway Film Festival on 7th July, at 21.15pm at Omniplex Galway. The film features two version of Eleanor McEvoys song : I Hear you Breathing In. One version is the version from the massively successful “Woman's Heart Album” and the other one is a slower piano version McEvoy did on her critically acclaimed album "Yola".
This week sees the beginning of the twenty-third edition of the Galway Film Festival, the largest in Ireland and an excellent springboard for the international market, especially the American, with the presence of Producers, Distributors and Sales Agents.
Torres will be attending the festival from 5th to July 10th , where he will attend the screening on the 7th of July. Meanwhile, the Spanish-Irish based director will be presenting his next project "Blue Guitar" which has been selected at the Galway Film Fair, a film to be shoot in Ireland and New York, with Kais Nashef, the Palestinian actor from the film "Paradise Now" as a lead character, in a film full of emotion that arises as far as the violence could considered a heroic act. Eleanor McEvoy is also working with him on this new feature film.
Speaking of her song being used in Tores' film, Eleanor said: "Paco Tores the spanish film maker, heard one of my songs I Hear You Breathing In on Sunshine Radio and decided it would be perfect for a sequence in his new film " El Vuelo Del Tren" ('The Magic Of Hope'). Strangely I have two recorded versions, with different arrangements. One from the Woman's Heart album and the other from my album 'Yola' I didn't at first know which one he wanted. He took both"