2010 | Documentary | 90min | HD | Color


This documentary unveils the figure of Mercedes Pinto, a fascinating woman who inspired Buñuel and Pablo Neruda and a decisive character on the fight over women’s rights.


Direction: David Baute
Script: David Baute with the collaboration of Yolanda Serrano, Dani Millet and Rolando Díaz
Production companies: Inicia Films in co-production with Tinglado Film, Guazu Media and Gran Número Once, with the collaboration of MEDIA, IBERMEDIA, Canary Islands government, – CCR, TVE, Televisión de Canarias, Ayuntamiento de La Laguna, and Gabildo de Tenerife.
Executive production: David Baute and Valérie Delpierre
Direction of photography: Neus Ollé
Location: Tenerife, Madrid, Montevideo, México DF, La Habana
Sound: Christian Johansen
Edition: David Baute and Alejandro Lázaro


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Festival de Málaga de cine español 2010 (España)
Biznaga de plata “Derechos de la Mujer”

Festival de Cine Latino de Trieste 2010 (Italia)
Premio a mejor documental

Festival de Guadalajara 2010 (Méjico)

Festival de la Habana 2010 (Cuba)

Festival de Ourense 2010 (España)


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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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