Facing the wind
A film by Meritxell Collel
Kind
Feature film
Duration
108 minutes
Year
2019
Facing the wind
A film by Meritxell Collel

Mónica is 47 years old, she is a dancer and lives in Buenos Aires. When she receives a call from her sister who tells her that their father is very ill, she decides to go to his bedside in his native village in northern Spain. When she arrives, a strong autumn wind blows through the deserted streets, her mother and sister are there waiting for her. His father is already dead.

Team
  • Direction: Meritxell Colell
  • Script: Meritxell Colell
  • Image: Aurélien Py & Julián Elizalde
  • Sound: Vérónica Font, Gaspar Scheuer, Christophe Vingtrini
  • Editing: Ana Pfaff
Casting
  • Mónica García
  • Concha Canal
  • Ana Fernández
Production
  • Polar Star Films (Spain)
  • In coproduction with
  • Paraíso Production (France)
  • Hellish Producciones (Spain)
  • Habitacion 1520 (Argentina)
  • France distribution: Paraiso Production Diffusion, La Huit
  • International sales: Polar Star Films
Partners
  • ICAA
  • Eurimages
  • INCAA
Diffusion

Berlinale-Forum
Festival du cinéma espagnol de Nantes
Festival de Malaga – Cine español – Best Spanish Film
D’A Film Festival Barcelona
Internationales Frauenfilmfestival Dortmund|Köln
Festival d’Annecy – Focus Film espagnol
Festival Cinéville de Casablanca
Festival international du film de Guadalajara
Festival international du film de Sofia
Cinema Jove
Festival international du film de Nara
Festival international du film de Reykjavik
Festival international du film de Saint-Sébastien

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