Spain 2017

Synopsis

Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards. Diego does the nights shift, and Luna works by day.

Biography

Juanjo Gimenez was born and lives in Barcelona. He has directed a few shorts, including RODILLA (2009), NITBUS (2007), MAXIMUM PENALTY (2005) and INDIRECT FREE KICK (1997), all of them awarded at national and international festivals. He's the director of the feature films TILT (2003), awarded in Rome, Las Palmas and Ourense, DODGE AND HIT (2010), co-directed with Adan Aliaga, best documentary in Alcances Film Festival Cadiz and Courmayeur Noir, and CONTACT PROOF (2014), also premiered in Alcances. He's also the founder of the production companies Nadir Films and Salto de Eje. Some of their productions are MY GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE (Adan Aliaga, 2005), Joris Ivens Award at IDFA, STIGMATA (also directed by Adan in 2009) Pilar Mire Award for Best First Film in Seminci-Valladolid, and ANAS, AN INDIAN FILM (Enric Miro, 2009) awarded at Documenta Madrid, Alcances and premiered at Karlovy Vary.

Filmography:

2016 TIMECODE, short
2014 CONTACT PROOF, documentary
2010 ESQUIVAR I PEGAR / DODGE AND HIT, documentary
2009 RODILLA, short
2007 NITBUS, short
2006 MÁXIMA PENA / MAXIMUM PENALTY, short
2003 NOS HACEMOS FALTA / TILT
1997 LIBRE INDIRECTO / INDIRECT FREE KICK, short
1996 ELLA ESTÁ ENFADADA / SHE’S ANGRY, short
1995 ESPECIAL (CON LUZ) / SPECIAL (WHEN LIT), experimental short
1994 HORA DE CERRAR / CLOSING TIME, short
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Cast & Crew

Directed by : Juanjo Giménez

Written by : Juanjo Giménez, Pere Altimira

Produced by : Juanjo Giménez, Arturo Méndiz, Daniel Villanueva

Director of Photography : Pere Pueyo

Editor : Silvia Cervantes

Production Design : Daniel G. Blanco

Hair & Make up Artist : Irene Retuerta

Composer : Iván Céster

Sound Design : Xavi Saucedo

Main Cast : Lali Ayguadé (Luna), Nicolas Ricchini (Diego)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Short Film 2017