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Josefina

Javier Marco
Drama, 90'
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Juan is a shy and sloppy fifty-year-old man who works as a prison officer. Through the safety monitors, he silently observes every Sunday the visit of Berta, the mother of one of the inmates. Even though they have never spoken, he begins to feel an attraction to her. Berta spends most of her time enclosed at home, taking care of his sick husband, who has been bedridden for years. The day he finally approaches her, he surprises himself by pretending to be the father of a made-up inmate daughter: Josefina.

Nominations Premios Feroz 2022.  Best Leading Actor: Roberto Álamo (Spain)

Premios Goya 2022 Nominations.  Best New Director: Javier Marco, Best Actress: Emma Suárez,  Best Film Editing: Miguel Doblado. (España)

69ª Festival Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián.  New Directors Section (España)

Javier Marco
Javier Marco (Alicante, Spain. 1981) is a film director, producer and editor. His short films have screened in the official selections of festivals including Clermont Ferrand, Palm Springs, Cleveland, FICG Guadalajara and Leeds. Particularly worthy of note areA la  cara (2019), winner of the Goya for Best Fiction Short Film andUno (2018), winner of awards at Curta Cinema do Rio de Janeiro and Brussels Short Film Festival and shortlisted for the Academy Awards. Some of his other films, such asClassmate (2016),El vestido (2017) andMuero por volver(2019) also won awards at numerous national and international festivals.Josefina / Josephineis his first feature film.
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