La vida es sueño

Saida Benzal

Un impulso colectivo - Curts España 11 min World premiere Fiction


Through illness and death a daughter seeks her mother in a dream world and finds her father in limbo. While she accepts the events of the unstoppable life that she runs over with her own rhythm, she searches for her from the feeling of unreality of mundane life.


01/05/2021 – 18:00H – ZUMZEIG
09/05/2021 – 18:00H – AUDITORI CCCB
This short film is part of the session Un Impulso Colectivo Shorts: Life is dream.


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Saida Benzal

She is an actress and filmmaker. She made her feature film screenwriting debut with Letters to Paul Morrissey, co-written with Armand Rovira. The same tandem made the short film Hoissuru, and both films were selected at festivals such as Karlovy Vary or BAFICI. With her role in Fishbone she won the Valencian Film Academy award for best actress. La vida es sueño is her second short film as a director.

Filmography: La vida es sueño (curt, 2020), Riverland (curt, 2016)

Saida Benzal

Film information

Original Title: Life Is A Dream
Director: Saida Benzal
Script: Saida Benzal
Contact: From Outer Space
Country: España
Year: 2021
Format: Digital
Length: 11 min
Language: Español
Edition: 2021


La vida es sueño