Lois Patiño / Španija (2020) / 84 min.
Time seems to stand still in a village in the Galician coast. Everybody there is paralysed although we can still hear their voices: they talk about ghosts, about witches, about monsters. Three women show up, they are trying to find Rubio, a sailor that has recently disappeared in the sea.
Born in Vigo, Spain in 1983. He studied Psychology and Film Studies. Born in Vigo, Spain in 1983. He studied Psychology and Film Studies. He combined his Psychology studies with various film courses in New York, Barcelona and elsewhere. He collaborated on Futures Market (2011), Mercedes Álvarez's second feature, and has directed several short films, including Mountain in Shadow (2012). Coast of Death (2013) is his first feature-length documentary. For this film he won the award for best newcomer at the Locarno film festival. His latest work is the experimental short film Fajr (2017).
Awards and festivals:
CinEuphoria Awards 2021
Málaga Spanish Film Festival 2020
Toulouse Cinespaña 2020
Laceno d’Oro International Film Festival 2020