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2015 | Fiction | Social | 85min | HD | Color

SYNOPSIS

Luis Bárcenas, ex-treasurer of the Partido Popular, one of the main political parties in Spain, is summoned by the National Audience to declare. He had always denied everything but, after spending 18 days in prison, he decides to change his statement and confesses.

DATA SHEET

Direction: David Ilundain
Script: David Ilundain, based upon the play “Ruiz-Bárcenas” by Jordi Casanovas
Production companies: Inicia Films and Bolo Audiovisual
Executive production: Valérie Delpierre and Carolina González
Direction of photography: Ángel Amorós
Artistic direction: Mónica Bernuy
Edition: Marta Velasco
Distribution: Avalon

Casting

Pedro Casablanc Manolo Solo Pedro Civera Carlos Olalla Eduardo Recabarren Patxi Freytez Celia Castro Enrique Benavent Ramón Ibarra

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

Goya Awards 2015 (Spain)
Nominated for best actor: Pedro Casablanc
Nominated for best supporting actor: Manolo Solo
Nominated for best adapted screenplay: David Ilundain

Feroz awards 2015 (Spain)
Jury Special Award

Festival du Cinema Espagnol de Toulouse – Cinespaña 2015 (France)

Días de Cine 2015 (Spain)
Best spanish film Best actor: Pedro Casablanc

Asecan awards 2015 (Spain)
Best actor: Pedro Casablanc Best actor: Manolo Solo

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At Inicia Films we understand that production is a way to influence society and connect emotionally with the audience. Since 2006 we have been working to promote new generations of filmmakers and thus give them a voice in today’s audiovisual world.

Through the eyes of our creators, the sensitivity of our authors, we accompany the development of international projects and multicultural talent, building bridges between their experiences abroad and their roots. We deal with topics that respond to current concerns and we believe that by connecting people and emotions we can help draw new narrative and visual horizons.

The films produced by Inicia Films have been selected and awarded at numerous festivals, including “Schoolgirls” by Pilar Palomero with four 2021 Goya Awards, including Best Film; “Summer 1993” by Carla Simón, Best First Film at the Berlinale 2017; “La Maternal” also by Pilar Palomero, winner of the Silver Shell for Best Performance, “20,000 species of bees” by Estibaliz Urresola, winner of the Silver Bear for Best Leading Performance, two Forque Awards including Best Film, two Feroz Awards including Best dramatic film and 3 Goya Awards 2024; “Foremost by night” by Víctor Iriarte, premiered at Giornate degli autori in Venice and winner of the Feroz Arrebato de Ficcion Prize; “Unicorns” by Àlex Lora, with Premiere in the Official Section of the Malaga Festival and “Teresa” by Paula Ortiz, premiered in this edition of the Seminci in Valladolid. For documentaries such as “Singing on the Rooftops” by Enric Ribes, with Premiere at Sheffield DocFest. Also for shorts such as “Los desheredados” by Laura Ferrés, Best Short Film at the Semaine de la Critique de Cannes, “El bus” by Sandra Reina, premiered at SXSW, Nominated for the Goya Awards and winner of the Gaudí Prize.

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