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The Years of Silence

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ABOUT THE FILM

In the post-war years a boy begins to hear a deep, rumbling sound, and sees his mother looking out the window in anguish. Adults awkwardly try to explain that it must be a distant storm, but the boy soon discovers what really lies behind the strange noise and it changes his life forever.

Credit

DIRECTOR'S DATA

Nationality:
Spain
Activities:
Marcel Leal started studying film direction at the CECC (Centre of Film Studies of Catalonia) after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a Graduate Qualification in Music, specialising in recorder.
During his film studies, he attended lectures by Patricio Guzmán, José Luis Guerín, Míchel Gaztambide, Luis Aller y Ricardo Íscar, among others.
Marcel Leal is currently alternating his audiovisual projects with his job as a recorder, music and new technologies teacher at the Music Conservatoire in Barcelona.

Screening / Award history:
Awards:
-Clam Festival Internacional de Cinema Solidari de Navarcles (Spain)
Best Short
-FIC-CAT Festival Internacional de Curtmetratges en Català (Spain)
Audience award
-Mira'm - Festival de curtmetratges en valencià a Sueca (Spain)
Best Short
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