‘Fiel a lo incierto’ is, above all, a journey through Gonzalo García Pelayo’s facet as a film director. Acclaimed as one of our most personal filmmakers by the specialised critics, he never ceases to set himself challenges. The last one: to shoot ten films in one year. This is the starting point for this documentary —one which leads the viewer into a cinematic output which has created a new genre: the García Pelayo genre.
Born in Madrid in 1964, he studied Directing and Production at TAI and began his career in 1984 as an assistant director. In 1990, together with screenwriter Pedro García Ríos, he founded the production company Dexiderius. He has directed the fiction feature films ‘Manos de seda’ (1998), ‘Once Everything is in Place’ (2002) and ‘Arena en los bolsillos’ (2006), as well as the TVmovies ‘Otra ciudad’ (2003) and Perquè ningú no oblidi el teu nom’ (2007), and the documentaries ‘Objeto encontrado’ (2012), ‘Chapa Discos’ (2013) and ‘Ruibal por libre’ (2017). As a producer, he won two Goya Awards for the short films ‘Dreams’ (Daniel Guzmán, 2013) and ‘El hombre feliz’ (Lucina Gil, 2007), and the First Prize at the 50th edition of Time of History with ‘Cuadernos de contabilidad de Manolo Millares’ (Juan Millares, 2005).