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They are scarred, overweight, pregnant, shaved, or tattooed. In the locker room, Joana studies the physical conditions of other women and later of herself in the mirror. Can your own body be modulated? Your gender? Your femininity? “Break Free" is written on her shirt - time for emancipation.

Direction: Èrika Sánchez
Production: Èrika Sánchez Marcos
Cast: Laia Capdevila, Rimé Kopoború
Script: Èrika Sánchez Marcos
Cinematography: Gina Ferrer
Art direction: Julen Biguri
Edition: Xavi Esteban
Sound: Leo Dolgan, Albert Manera
Music: Xavier Alías
Language: Español, Catalán, Bubby
Subtitles: Inglés
Autonomous Region: catalunya
Location: Cataluña
Country: España
Production year: 2020
Genre: Ficción
Duration: 22 min.
Age: +12
Status: Finalizado


Èrika Sànchez

After a decade working as a personal assistant and script supervisor, in 2013 she wrote and directed the documentary short film, The Show, screened at international festivals and institutions (Santiago de Chile, Oslo, Athens, Mexico, Paris ...). It's never darker (2014) is her first documentary feature film, well received by audience and critics.

Founder of Antivaho Cinematográfico with Xavier Esteban, she is currently working on the documentary feature film Perifèria (Outskirts) as a producer and screenwriter. Panteres is her first fiction's work, short film as a prelude to the feature film in development, Quiet Women. With the support of the Master in Creative Documentary at Pompeu Fabra University, she is developing the documentary feature film Dietari Final (Final Dietary) codirected with Ariadna Pujol.


FIC – Festival de Cine Ibérico de Badajoz (España). Mejor Cortometraje

Certamen Internacional de Cortos Ciudad de Soria (España). Premio a la Mejor Actriz

TLV Fest Tel Aviv (Israel). Honorable Mention

Cinema Jove. Valencia (España). Mejor Cortometraje

Som Cinema Lleida (España). Mejor Cortometraje



Premis Gaudí. Barcelona (España). Nominación Mejor Cortometraje

Ibiza Cinefest (España). Mejor Cortometraje Nacional

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Antivaho Cinematográfico
Èrika Sánchez Marcos

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