Mamántula

Ion de Sosa

Especials Spain 48 min Fiction

Synopsis

An alien tarantula masquerading as a human attracts men to steal their blood and semen, which it uses to weave a spider’s web in order to return it to its dimension… if a couple of detectives don’t stop it first.

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Themes

Spanish CinemaComedyLGTBISci-fi & FantasySexThriller

Filmmaker

Ion de Sosa

He is a director, cinematographer and producer. He premiered his first feature film at the Berlinale, Androids Dream, produced by Luis López Carrasco. He works closely with Chema García Ibarra, with whom he has co-directed The Golden Legend (D’A 2020), and is the director of photography of the Elche filmmaker himself (The Sacred Spirit), or of recent works such as Contadores de Gorostidi (D’A 2024) and The Fantastic Golem Affairs (D’A 2023) by Burnin’ Percebes. He is co-founder of the production company Apellaniz y Sosa.

Filmography: Mamántula (mid-length film, 2023, D'A 2024), The Golden Legend (short film, 2019, D’A 2020), Android Dream (2014, D'A 2015), True Love (mid-length film, 2011)

Ion de Sosa

Film information

Int. title: Mamántula
Director: Ion de Sosa
Script: Mamen Díaz, Violeta Rodríguez, Ion de Sosa
Contact: Marvin & Wayne
With: Lorena Iglesias, Marta Bassols, Moisés Ricart
Country: Spain
Year: 2023
Format: DCP
Length: 48 min
Language: Spanish English
Subtitles: Spanish

Awards

MÁRGENES FILM FESTIVAL
Audience Award

CURTOCIRCUITO FILM FESTIVAL
Cosmos Award for Best National Film