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After the crisis of 2008, Socorro Arenas began his career as an extra with the dream of becoming an actor one day. 12 years later, at 61, Socorro is still pursuing his dream. Through him, "Figurante" pays tribute to all the nameless and faceless people who have been part of the history of cinema since its beginnings, and who make movies as magical as the first day.

Direction: Nacho Fernández
Production: Cristóbal García
Cast: Socorro Arenas
Script: Francisco Castillo
Cinematography: Rubén Yanes, Laurent Poulain
Art direction: Anaïs Zebrowski
Edition: José Ramón Lorenzo
Sound: Fernando Aliaga Hernández Vaquero
Music: Alicia Morote
Language: Español
Subtitles: Inglés
Autonomous Region: madrid
Location: Comunidad de Madrid, Cataluña
Country: España
Production year: 2021
Genre: Documental
Duration: 15 min.
Age: Todos los públicos
Status: Finalizado


Nacho Fernández

Madrid, 1978. He has developed his audiovisual career in different fields such as production, montage or post-production. He currently works as an advertising director, but his interest and passion for telling stories and directing actors has led him to direct Figurante, a sector that he knows perfectly and whose story he wanted to tell the rest of the world.


Premios Goya (España). Nominación Mejor Cortometraje Documental

Skyline – Benidorm Film Festival (España). Mejor Cortometraje Documental

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