La hija de un ladrón

A Thief's Daughter

Sara has been alone all her life. She’s 22, has a baby, and wants to form a normal family with her young brother and the father of her child. Her own father, Manuel, decides to come back into their lives after years of absence and his release from prison. Sara knows he’s the main obstacle to her plans and she makes a difficult decision: to distance him from herself and her brother. (San Sebastián International Film Festival)§„A Thief's Daughter“ was awarded the Goya 2019 for Best First Film, and Greta Fernández won the Silver Shell for Best Actress in San Sebastián.

Director's Biography
Belén Funes: Belén Funes, born in Barcelona in 1984, studied at the Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalunya and at the San Antonio de los Baños Film School before starting to work in the film industry. Isabel Coixet produced her first short film, “Sara a la fuga”(2015), which landed her a Goya nomination. “A Thief's Daughter”, taking its inspiration from “Sara a la fuga”, is her feature debut.  Film Selection: La hija de un ladrón (A Thief's Daughter, 2019) - La inútil (2017, short) - Sara a la fuga (2015, short)
Crossing Europe Extracts 2020
Belén Funes
Spain 2019
102 minutes
Spanish / Catalan
OV with English subtitles
Screenplay Marçal Cebrian, Belén Funes
Cinematography Neus Ollé
Editing Bernat Aragonès
Sound/Sounddesign Sergio Rueda
With Greta Fernández, Eduard Fernández, Àlex Monner, Tomás Martín
Producer(s) Antonio Chavarrías, Alex Lafuente
Oberón Cinematográfica, BTeam Pictures
World Sales
Latido Films
Austrian Premiere
World Premiere
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2019
World Premiere
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2019

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