Wed 25 Sept

Somebody’s Daughter

Cert. 18

Special Screenings

London Spanish Film Festival

La Filla d'Algú / La Hija de Alguien

72 mins

in Catalan with EN subs

ESP | 2019 | dir. ensemble of fourth-year students at ESCAC (Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia), with Aina Clotet, Pep Ambròs, and Marta Aguilar

At the age of 30, successful Catalan lawyer Eli (Aina Clotet) has it all: the career, the boyfriend, the family, and a baby on the way. However, on the day of a major, high-profile court case, her father suddenly disappears, throwing the entire business into jeopardy. After several frantic calls to her nearest and dearest, Eli postpones the meeting as much as possible, racing around Barcelona to unravel myriads of mysterious secrets that have, until now, been kept under wraps. The camera never leaves her side in this intense psychological thriller played out breathlessly in real-time… Winner of the Movistar+ award for best full-length film in the Málaga Festival’s ZonaZine, this beautifully balanced work is shot by a wide array of graduates from the Barcelona film school (ESCAC), displaying a wisdom and maturity far beyond their tender years.

Preceded by an introduction by Joana Granero, director of the London Spanish Film Festival

Tristana Media Instituto Cervantes


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