Ángel Santos

Spain 85 min Fiction


Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of searching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new relationship: Alicia, a young nurse who will get to calm him down. Miguel will try to finish his work even though he mostly prefers to film the natives he meets, the movements and faces of his friends, the trains coming or the sea.
A journey around the uprooting (the cinema) and love.

The director will be presenting the movie.


Ángel Santos

He has a degree in Art History and a diploma in Film Direction from the CECC. He made his feature debut with Dos fragmentos/Eva and later, with Las altas presiones, he won the Nuevas Olas Award at the Seville Film Festival. He has produced films by filmmakers such as Santos Díaz, Pablo García Canga or Iván Castiñeiras. He is also a teacher, programmer and film critic.

Filmography: Alicia Does Stuff (short film, 2023, D'A 2023), Así vendrá la noche (short film, 2021, D'A 2022), M. (Manuel Moldes Pontevedra Suite 1983-1987) (short film, 2017, D'A 2018), Camiños de Bardaos (short film, 2015, D'A 2015), Las altas presiones (2014, D'A 2015), Fantasmas #2 (short film, 2012), Dos fragmentos/Eva (2012), Adolescentes (21 retratos filmados) (2011), Fantasmas #1 (short film, 2010), Sara y Juan (short film, 2009), O cazador (short film, 2008), Anotaciones para Dos fragmentos/Eva (short film, 2008), Septiembre (Los amores jóvenes) (short film, 2004), A. (short film, 2002)

Ángel Santos

Film information

Original Title: The High Pressures
Director: Ángel Santos
Script: Ángel Santos, Miguel Gil
Contact: Matriuska Producciones
With: Andrés Gertrudix, Itsaso Arana, Diana Gómez, Marta Pazos, Unicornibot
Country: Spain
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Length: 85 min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2015