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The Clearing

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ABOUT THE FILM

Ramon, a 70-year-old man, remembers a mysterious episode from his childhood that cannot be forgotten no matter how much time passes. He was playing soccer with his friends a usual on the day. What is this memory that he can still recall even as an adult...?

Credit

DIRECTOR'S DATA

Profile:
He works as a journalist, writer, movie director and script writer. 1977 - 1981:Several street performances within the theatre group Universal Spontaneous Theatre 1983:Winner of the Short Stories Major Award of Madrid with the tale "Un pastelito de nata" ("A Cream Cake") 1980 - 2004:Working as a journalist for several spanish radio stations
Nationality:
Spain
Activities:
-“El Descampado” (The Clearing) (2003-2004. 35 mm) -"Huellas en la nieve" (Footprints in the snow) (2005 35mm Short film)
Screening / Award history:
AWARDS -APRIL 2006. Best Short Film Award at the NEW YORK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (USA) -AUGUST 2006. Best Screenplay Award at the SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELES (USA) -OCTOBER 2005. Best Short Film Award at the LEICESTER INTERNATIONAL CAN FESTIVAL (UK) -JULY 2005. Best Short Film International Award at the HULL INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (UK). -2004. Ra・l Garca Forneiro, the young actor who made his debut in Pedro Touceda's "El Descampado", co-stars the Pedro Almod・var film, "La Mala Educacion" -2003. Best Director Award at the 25th SAN ROQUE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL. FESTIVALS -Leeds International Film Festival (UK. November 2006) -Betting on Shorts Institute of Contemporary Arts of London (UK. July 2006) -Cambridge Film Festival (United Kingdom. July 2006) -San Francisco Short Film Festival (USA. September 2006) -Festival Maremetraggio (Trieste. Italy. July 2006)

305 people voted

elZ
2007-08-18 23:38:43

very good movie, very sensitive... Elsa Zeller

Nachosan
2007-08-17 01:20:09

it reminds my childhood

peterpan
2007-05-14 23:20:52

Muchas gracias a todas las personas que han visto y votado nuestro corto, y buena suerte a los maravillosos trabajos que se han visto en este festival. Thank you very much to everybody who has seen and voted our short movie. And best of luck for all the wonderful works we have seen in this festival Ruedo Producciones / Pluton Films

elenitabonita
2007-05-14 22:58:29

great!!!

LORD
2007-05-14 20:18:03

durango
2007-05-14 16:49:32

The best movie about the travel from the chilhood to the adult world... a little diamond, a classic by the history of the short films.

sabrina
2007-05-14 16:41:42

Great!!! good actors, good fotography, good script and brilliant director. congratulations!!!

suances
2007-05-14 04:26:28

it is a very fantastic history about childhood

carmela
2007-05-14 04:17:17

it is a very beutifull memories from childhood

helenas
2007-05-14 04:04:21

it is the best shortfilm