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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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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