Sylvia, an American poet, is spending her honeymoon in the seaside town of Benidorm in 1956. After having an argument with her husband she goes for a walk; the sun is blazing hot and she gets sunstroke. Confused, she travels in time to 2021. While wandering through the future, she bumps into Belén, a TV celebrity, with whom she becomes close friends.
Double program with La mecánica los fluidos.
Presented by the director
María Antón Cabot
She is a director, scriptwriter and editor, with a degree in Audiovisual Communication and a master’s degree in Cinematographic Creation from the EQZE. In 2009 she founded the lacasinegra collective together with Elena López Riera, Gabriel Azorín and Carlos Pardo Ros, with whom she develops projects such as Pas à Genève. Her first solo feature, <3, is selected in several festivals and wins the Deluxe Award in Seville, where she premieres her mid-length film Sóc vertical pero m’agradaria ser horizontal.
Filmography: I Am Vertical But I Would Rather Be Horizontal (mid-length film, 2022, D'A 2023), <3 (2018, D'A 2019), Pas à Genève (co-directed, 2014, D'A 2015)