Two years after his stunning, adrenaline-pumping short film “Madre” won the top prize for Short Films at the Miami Film Festival and went on to an Academy Award nomination, Rodrigo Sorogoyen has returned with a feature film that asks: what could possibly come next, after the shocking conclusion of his short film?

In the feature film, 10 years have gone by since Elena’s six-year old son has disappeared. The last thing she heard of him was a phone call he gave her, saying that he was lost on a beach in France and couldn't find his father. Nowadays, Elena lives on this same beach and manages a restaurant. She is finally beginning to emerge from this tragic episode when she meets a French teenager who strongly reminds her of her lost son. The two of them will embark on a relationship which will sow chaos and distrust around them.

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MDC’s Tower Theater Miami 1

Director Bio

Rodrigo Sorogoyen is a Goya-winning Spanish filmmaker. He co-directed Stockholm (13) and May God Save Us (16), both Miami Film Festival official selections. He also directed the short film “Madre,” which won the 2018 Miami Film Festival Short Film Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live-Action Short, and The Realm (18), which won seven Spanish Academy Awards. Madre (19), the feature, is his latest feature film.

Cast & Credits

  • Director(s)
    Rodrigo Sorogoyen
  • Producer(s)
    Malvalanda, Caballo Filoms, Arcadia Motion Pictures, Amalur Pictures, Le Pacte, Noodles Production
  • Screenwriter(s)
    Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen
  • Cinematographer(s)
    Alejandro de Pablo
  • Composer
    Olivier Arson
  • Cast
    Marta Nieto, Jules Porier, Alex Brendemühl, Anne Consigny

Film Info

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  • Run-Time
    129 min
  • Language
    Spanish, French
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