OJOS NEGROS

Marta Lallana, Ivet Castelo (amb la col·laboració d'Iván Alarcón i Sandra García)

Spain 66 min. min Catalan premiere

Synopsis

Paula, a 14 year old girl, has to spend the summer in the town of Ojos Negros with her aunt and her grandmother, whom she barely knows. There she discovers the family tensions, which are revealed due to her grandmother’s illness. While trying to escape from that suffocating atmosphere she meets Alicia, a girl of her age with whom she establishes an intense friendship. At the end of the summer Paula will have a feeling about what growing up means.

[symple_box color=”black” fade_in=”false” float=”center” text_align=”left” width=”80%”]Screening will be preceed of a concert by Refree, composer of the soundtrack of the movie.[/symple_box]

Presented by the directors, producer and musician

Themes

Female DirectorFirst FeatureContryside

Director

Marta Lallana

(Zaragoza, 1994) She was finalist of the european Master of Photography contest (Sky Arts), supervised by photographers such as Bruce Gilden or David Lachapelle. She began her career as the director of photography of the short film El Arquero (2016). Afterwards, she combined the production, script and codirection of her debut Ojos Negros with the thinking-out of several projects in Nanouk Films production company, co-scripting, among others, the short film Restos De Cosas (Salvador Sunyer and Xavier Bobés, 2018).

Filmography: Ojos negros (2018)

Marta Lallana

Ivet Castelo

(Vic, 1995) She graduated in 2017 in the degree of Audiovisual Communication at the Pompeu Fabra University. She was the production director of the short film El Arquero (2016), produced by Pompeu Fabra, premiered at the Mecal and selected at national festivals such as SomCinema. Ojos Negros is her debut as a director and scriptwriter.

Filmography: Ojos negros (2018)

Ivet Castelo

Film information

Director: Marta Lallana, Ivet Castelo (amb la col·laboració d'Iván Alarcón i Sandra García)
Script: Marta Lallana, Ivet Castelo, Iván Alarcón, Sandra García
Contact: Filmin
With: Julia Lallana, Alba Alcaine, Anna Sabaté
Country: Spain
Year: 2019
Format: DCP
Length: 66 min. min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2019

Awards

Silver Biznaga to the best Spanish film - Zonazine section