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Past years full of resentment, unhealed wounds and unrequited affection. With covid-19 and lockdown as the enemy at the doors, María Luisa and Mai, mother and daughter, will spend a whole night together.

Direction: Mikel Rueda
Production: Mikel Rueda, Kenneth Oribe, Asier Bilbao
Cast: Iraia Elias, Itziar Aizpuru
Script: Claudia Costafreda
Cinematography: Ernest J Baez
Art direction: Claudia Martinez
Edition: Alex Argoitia
Sound: Iñigo Azkue ; Haritz Lere
Music: Naia Madaluniz
Language: Euskera
Subtitles: Español
Autonomous Region: euskadi
Location: País Vasco
Country: España
Production year: 2021
Genre: Ficción
Duration: 18 min.
Age: No selected
Status: Finalizado


Mikel Rueda

Bilbao, 1980. Director and screenwriter. He has a degree in Audiovisual Communication with a specialty in script from the University of Navarra. He worked as a producer at Euskal Irrati Telebista (EITB) for four years. After working on several short films, he received a scholarship to study at the New York Film School, where he did a postgraduate degree in directing.

He made his directorial and screenwriting debut in 2007 with the premiere of his short film, Present Perfect. His first feature film, Estrellas que alcanzar, premiered in 2010 at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. In 2016 he filmed his first documentary, Nueva York. Quinta Planta.

Many of his films and short films deal with issues about the LGBTI and queer community because he believes that "many achievements have been made, it is true, but there is still a lot to claim."

He has directed films in English, Spanish and Basque.

Production company

Aterpe Films
Mikel Rueda

Distribution company

Selected Films Distribution


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