Camera obscura

Maru Solores

Spain, Drama/Coming of Age/Disability, 2011
94 min, RED, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

 

Ane, a blind girl on the verge of puberty, discovers photography and her first love at the hands of her uncle Antonio, a mysterious photographer who returns after a long time to the family home, where they spend the summer. Overprotected by her parents, who want to try another operation to restore her vision, and isolated by other teenagers, Ane spends her time capturing with her camera things that nobody wants to see, and which will shed new light on familial dynamics. Finally, disappointed by the adults in her life, Ane has to finds her own way to navigate the world as a teenager and as a blind person. Camera obscura premiered at the Valladolid International Film Festival.

 

North American Premiere

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Maru Solores

Maru Solores (Donosti, 1968) studied at the School of Cinema and Video of Andoain, Gipuzkoa. Also, she took part in film workshops given by the scriptwriter Michel Gaztambide and the director Jose Luis Guerín. Then, she moved to Berlin and studied Film Direction at the Deutsche Film-und Fernsehakademie Berlin. She directed many short films in 16mm, 35mm and documentaries. Her short film in 35mm, Dortoka Uhartea, won many international awards. After 10 years in Berlin, she returned to the Basque Country. She has worked in television (as a producer, TV director and editor), in film editing, and teaching.

 

Producer: Carlos Juárez, Raquel Perea
Production Companies: Basque Films
Screenwriter: Ruth Rehmet, Maru Solores
Cinematographer: Frank Amann
Editor: Juan Ortuoste
Sound Design: Martín Guridi
Music: Pablo Cervantes
Cast: Jaqueline Duarte, Leyre Berrocal, Víctor Clavijo, Josean Bengoetxea, Pello Madariaga

Print Source: Carlos Juárez, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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