2020 | Fiction I Drama | 97 min I Color I HD


Celia, an 11-year-old girl, studies in a nun school in Zaragoza and lives with her mother. Brisa, a new companion recently arrived from Barcelona, pushes her towards a new stage in her life: adolescence. On this trip, in the Spain of the Expo and the 1992 Olympic Games, Celia discovers that life is made of many truths and some lies.


Direction: Pilar Palomero
Script: Pilar Palomero
Production companies: Inicia Films in co-production with Bteam Prods. With the financing of ICAA and ICEC. With the participation of RTVE, TV3, Movistar +, Aragón TV. With the support of  Aragon’s government and  Zaragoza’s city hall.
Executive production: Valérie Delpierre and Alex Lafuente
Direction of cinematography : Daniela Cajías
Art Direction: Mónica Bernuy
Editing: Sofi Escudé
Distribution: Bteam Pictures
International Sales: Film Factory


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Premiere en Berlinale 2020 (GERMANY)

Festival de Málaga 2020 (SPAIN)
Best Spanish Film
Best Fotography
Feroz Prize Dark Door

Festival de San Sebastián 2020 (SPAIN)
Dunia Ayaso Prize

FICAL- Premio Festival Internacional Cine Almería 2020 (SPAIN)
Best Film
Best Direction
Best Guion

Torino Film Festival 2020 (ITALY)

Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Talavera – Premios Pávez 2020 (SPAIN)
Pávez Emergente Prize

Festival de Cine CiBRA 2020 (SPAIN)
Best Original Script

Brussels International Film Festival 2020 (BELGIUM)
Especial Prize of Jury

Forqué Awards 2021 (SPAIN)
Best Fiction Feature Film

Feroz Awards 2021 (SPAIN)
Best Direction
Best Script
Best Dramatic Film

Goya Awards 2021 (SPAIN)
Best Film
Best New Direction
Best Original Script
Best Photography

Gaudí Awards 2021 (SPAIN)
Best Film in a non-Catalan language
Best Photography
Best Sound
Best Direction

Nantes Spanish Film Festival 2021 (FRANCE)
Best First Feature

Circle of Cinematographic Writers 2021 (SPAIN)
Best Reveletion Director
Best New Actress
Best Original Script

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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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