Special Screening
WORLD PREMIERE

ALEGRÍA, TRISTEZA

Ibon Cormenzana | Spain | 2018 | 90 min.
O.V. in Spanish with subtitles in english

Marcos, a fireman, is unable to do his job and take care of his daughter, because he suffers from a serious block after a traumatic experience: he can no longer identify even the most basic emotions in himself or in others.

Direction: Ibon Cormenzana
Script: Ibon Cormenzana, Jordi Vallejo
Cinematography: Albert Pascual
Editing: David Gallart Music: Lucas Vidal
Sound: Felipe Aragó, Marc Bech
Cast: Roberto Álamo, Manuela Vellés, Claudia Placer, Pedro Casablanc, Carlos Bardem, Maggie Civantos
Production: Ibon Cormenzana, Ignasi Estapé, Jérôme Vidal
Production Company: Arcadia Motion Pictures, Samarcanda Films

Ibon Cormenzana

She was born in 1972 in Bilbao. She studied Business Administration in Bentley College (Boston), and worked for Arthur Andersen (in their offices in Houston, London and Barcelona). In 1998 she founded the production company Infinity Films in Bilbao where she made her first short films Silencia, Negra Rosa and Media Luna. In 1999 she made her first feature film, Jaizkibel, which won awards at the festivals In Cairo and Cartagena, among others. In 2001, along with Ángel Durández, she created Arcadia Motion Pictures, focusing her efforts, after directing Los Totenwackers in 2007 (premiered at Sitges), on her work as a producer. Alegría, tristeza is her latest film and it is having its premiere at the Seville Festival