2023 - 68th Edition
Official section - Feature films

QUE NADIE DUERMA

Something Is About to Happen

Antonio Méndez Esparza
Spain, Romania
 - 2023
World premiere

Lucia lives an uneventful life as an IT specialist in Madrid. When the company goes bankrupt, she decides to make a radical change and become a taxi driver. In the taxi, she meets a series of colourful people, including Roberta, a theatre producer with whom she forms a great friendship, and Ricardo, a journalist who hits on her at the slightest opportunity. Yet, Lucía secretly hopes that, one day, Braulio, an actor with whom she had a fleeting fling, will jump in her taxi and finally become her prince charming. But reality can be stubborn and people might not really be who they seem to be...

Antonio Méndez Esparza

Spanish director born in Madrid in 1976 and based in the United States, where he earned a MFA degree from Columbia University.. In 2012 he won the Critics’ Week Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival with his first feature film, ‘Here and There’, later awarded at the Havana, Bombay, Thessaloniki and Montreal festivals. His next work, ‘Life and Nothing More’ (2017), became the first Spanish production to win the John Cassavetes Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and in 2020 he premiered his first feature documentary, ‘Courtroom 3H’, at the San Sebastian Festival. ‘Something Is About to Happen’ (2023) is his fourth feature film and the first he has shot in Spain.

Screenings

Sun. 22, 8:30
Público, prensa y acreditados
Sun. 22, 8:30
Público, prensa y acreditados
Sun. 22, 8:30
Público, prensa y acreditados
122 min.
Sun. 22, 19:00
Presentation
Q&A
Sun. 22, 19:00
Sun. 22, 19:00
122 min.
Mon. 23, 16:00
Presentation
Q&A
Mon. 23, 16:00
Mon. 23, 16:00
122 min.

TECHNICAL DATA

DIRECTOR
Antonio Méndez Esparza
SCREENPLAY
Antonio Méndez Esparza, Clara Roquet
CINEMATOGRAPHY
Barbu Balasoiu
EDITOR
Marta Velasco
SOUND
Marius Leftãrache, Marian Balan, Sergio Madridano
MUSIC
Zeltia Montes
PRODUCED BY
Pedro Hernández Santos, Miguel Morales, Vlad Radulescu, José María Morales, Álvaro Portanet Hernández, Amadeo Hernández Bueno
PRODUCTION COMPANY
Aquí y Allí Films, Wanda Visión, Que Nadie Duerma, Avanpost
CAST
Malena Alterio, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Rodrigo Poisón, José Luis Torrijo, Manuel de Blas, Mariona Ribas, Mariano Llorente, Iñigo de la Iglesia
RUNNING TIME
122 min.
FORMAT
Color
TYPE
Feature Film
COUNTRY
Spain, Romania
YEAR OF PRODUCTION
2023
VERSION
O.V. in Spanish with English subtitles
CONTACT
Wanda Visión
+34 913 517 283
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