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A Film About Couples

Country
Dominican Republic
Genre
Drama, Comedy
Project Status
Post-production
Synopsis

Natalia and Oriol are a couple of filmmakers in their thirties who have a little daughter called Lia. One day, they receive an offer to direct a documentary and they decide to make a film about couples in love. Natalia and Oriol interview couples, always wanting to know how they get along and what their most typical problems are. But as filming progresses, wounds of their own relationship begin to open up, fights and doubts seem to be endless. But finishing the documentary will be their opportunity to reformulate their love for each other and their love for cinema.

Original title
Una Película Sobre Parejas
Completion date
Budget
37313433 €
Financed
37313433 €
Looking for
Sales agents and festivals
Screenwriter
Natalia Cabral
Director
Natalia Cabral
Producer
Natalia Cabral
Screenwriter
Oriol Estrada
Director
Oriol Estrada
Producer
Oriol Estrada
Production Company
Faula Films
Contact name
Natalia Cabral
Contact email
natscabral@gmail.com
Contact web
www.faulafilms.com
Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Natalia Cabral

Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada are award-winning filmmakers whose work lives on the borderline between fiction and non-fiction. Graduates of the prestigious Cuban EICTV Film School, they directed the documentaries You and Me (2014, Visions du Réel) and Site of Sites (2016, IDFA). Their latest film, the fiction Miriam Lies (2018), celebrated its premiere in competition at the Karlovy Vary IFF and won Best Film at the Huelva Ibero-American FF and the French Critics' Discovery Award at the Toulouse Latin American FF.

Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Oriol Estrada

Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada are award-winning filmmakers whose work lives on the borderline between fiction and non-fiction. Graduates of the prestigious Cuban EICTV Film School, they directed the documentaries You and Me (2014, Visions du Réel) and Site of Sites (2016, IDFA). Their latest film, the fiction Miriam Lies (2018), celebrated its premiere in competition at the Karlovy Vary IFF and won Best Film at the Huelva Ibero-American FF and the French Critics' Discovery Award at the Toulouse Latin American FF.

Production Company
Faula Films

FAULA FILMS was founded in Dominican Republic by Natalia Cabral and Oriol Estrada, in order to provide a creative platform for the production of independent filmmaking. Their films include the documentaries You and Me (2014) and Site of Sites (2016). Their first fiction film, Miriam Lies (2018) was co-produced by Mallerich Films Paco Poch (Spain) and is represented by Latido Films (Spain).

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