On April 23, 1971, John Lennon and Yoko Ono were arrested in Mallorca for the kidnapping of a girl named Kyoko. It was "an extraordinary event", according to Marcos Cabota Samper and Joan Bover Raurell. And yet, when they both started looking for more clues, they discovered that almost nobody remembered it. So, to rescue him, they have shot a short film baptized, precisely, Kyoko, which can be seen full Wednesday from today on the EL PAÍS website. The work, about 20 minutes long, will compete for the Goya for the best short documentary at the gala on Saturday, February 2.
"We knew the story by chance and we realized that a lot of people did not know anything about it." We decided to investigate, looking for months to all the people who were involved in that unfortunate event and we saw that the pieces fit together. It was carried in the media and we realized that at that time, during the dictatorship, it was other news that mattered.That made that incident was diluted in history and it seemed more than interesting to recover it.We are both fans of John Lennon , and the documentary does not depict him as a criminal, he is not, on the contrary, he is a victim of the impulses that unconditional love provokes What happened those days in Mallorca supposed the beginning of the third and last act of the life of John Lennon, everything that happened to him afterwards is related, "they explain. the directors of Kyoko it's a statement.