The Disinherited

2017 I Documentary short film I 18min I HD | Color


The Disinherited is the portrait of the director’s father, facing the closure of the family business. Pere Ferrés is 53 years old and in charge of a shuttle company. Low income forces him to work at bachelorette parties in which clients don’t take care of the vehicles, but he is not ready to lose his dignity yet.


Direction: Laura Ferrés
Script: Laura Ferrés
Production companies: Inicia Films with the support of ICEC, ICAA, and Ramon Llull Institute.
Executive production: Valérie Delpierre
Production management: David Tejedor
Direction of photography: Agnès Piqué
Distribution: Sherlock Films
International distribution: Marvin & Wayne
Edition: Diana Toucedo
Sound: Alejandro Castillo
Music: Joe Crepúsculo and Manos de Topo


Pere Ferrés Mari Alvarez


Semaine de la Critique, Cannes 2017 (France)
LEICA discovery award for best short film

European Film Awards
Nominated for best short film 2018

Goya Awards 2018 (Spain)
Best documentary short film

Premios Gaudí 2018 (Spain)
Best short film

Premios Forqué 2018 (Spain)
Nominated for best short film

Les Arcs European Film Festival 2017 (France)
Best short film

Vila do Conde International Film Festival 2017 (Portugal)
Best european short film

FICG – Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara 2018 (México)

Verin International short film festival 2017 (Spain)
Nominated for Jury’s award

Mecal 2018 (Spain)

FEC Cambrils – Reus European Short Film Festival 2018 (Spain)

Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2018 (Australia)

Aguilar de Campoo International Short Film Festival 2017 (Spain)

Leuven International Short Film Festival 2017 (Bélgica)

Cortada short films showcase 2017(Spain)

PÖFF Shorts 2017 (Estonia)

Hiroshima International Film Festival 2017 (Japón)

Alcine – Alcalá de Henares Film Festival 2017 (Spain)

Zinebi – International Festival of Documentary and short films 2017 (Spain)

Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2017 (Suecia)

Seminci – Valladolid Film Festival 2017 (Spain)

Shortcat 2018 (Spain)

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Founded in 2006, Inicia Films is an independent Spanish production company based in Barcelona. After many years of being involved in the audiovisual production industry, Valérie Delpierre decided to create her own company with the aim of developing projects, focused on international co-productions and the development of new talent. Our feature films, short films and documentaries have been selected and awarded in many international festivals, including the Berlinale (Best Opera Prima Award 2017 for Carla Simón’s Estiu 1993) and La Semaine de la Critique of Cannes (Leica Discovery Prize 2017 for Laura Ferrés’ The Disinherited). We have produced documentaries with different European production companies and with the support of TV channels such as RTVE, TVC, ARTE, ZDF and CBC as well as regional, national and European institutions. At this moment, we are developing two fiction feature films, two hybrid short films and a television documentary with the support of TVE.


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