Directed by: Icíar Bollaín Script: Icíar Bollain, Tatiana Rodriguez Producer: Santiago Garcia de Leaniz, Simon de Santiago Production company: : Producciones La Iguana, S. L. Cinematography: Kiko de la Rica Editing: Angel Hernandez Zoido Music: : Lucio Goody Cast: Najwa Nimri, María Vázquez, Nuria González, Tristán Ulloa, Diego Martín
Format: boja, color, 35mm Running time: 95'
Synopsis Inés, a detective infiltrated among the employes of a multinational concern, has uncovered some dirty business. However, her investigation places her before a complicated sentimental and ethical decision. Eva, recently back at work after maternity leave, is doing her best to combine work with family life when she discovers that her partner Iñaki has failed to tell her something essential for the future of their relationship. Carmen, the most experienced of the three, observes and records Sergio?s conjugal breakdown, not seeming to notice the dire straits of her own marriage. From the agency in Valbuena for which they work, these three professionals of surveillance often have to cross the thin line separating them from other people?s privacy, but no-one has prepared them to confront their own secrets.
Awards 2008 Guadalajara Mexican Film Festival - Best Screenplay
2008 Turia Awards - Best Spanish Film
2008 Cinema Writers Circle Awards - Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress (María Vázquez)
Directors Biography Icíar Bollaín, born in Madrid, 1967. Soon stood out as an actress in Víctor Erice’s El Sur, going on to work for directors like Gutiérrez Aragón, José Luis Cuerda, Ken Loach or José Luis Borau. In 1995 she directed her first feature, Hola, ¿estás sola?, followed by Flores de otro mundo (1999), Best Film at the Cannes Critics’ Week, and Te doy mis ojos (2003), winner of the Silver Shell for Best Actor and Actress at San Sebastian and of 7 Goya Awards, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
Location and screening schedule: EUROPA cinema, Thursday, October 23rd at 19.00