MATRIA

2023 I Fiction film I 99 min I Spain I Color HD 

 

SYNOPSIS 

Ramona’s life in a Galician fishing village is a constant hustle. Always sacrificing everything for her daughter’s future, she will be pushed to look inwards and to think that, maybe, there is something new to live for.

CREW

Director/ Script: Álvaro Gago Diaz
Producers: Daniel Froiz, María Zamora, Stefan Schmitz, Mireia Graell Vivancos 
Executive producer: Mireia Graell Vivancos, María Zamora
Delegate producer: Emilia Fort
Cinematography: Lucía C. Pan
Production Design: Melania Freire 
Edit: Ricardo Saraiva
Sound designer: Diego Staub
Music: Patricia Cadaveira, Marcel Pascual

CAST

RAMONA María Vázquez
XOSÉ E.R.  Cunha “Tatán”
ANDRÉS  Santi Prego
ESTRELLA  Soraya Luaces 
CARMEN  Susana Sampedro

Production Companies
Matriuska Producciones, Avalon P.C, Elastica Films, Ringo Media y Felicidad La Película, AIE

Distribution Company
Avalon DA

International sales: 
New Europe Film Sales 

With the participation of: 
CRTVG, MOVISTAR+, The Screen

With the support of: 
ICAA, Agencia Gallega de las Industrias Culturales-Xunta de Galicia

In cooperation with:
Diputación de Pontevedra, Gadis

Project developed at: 

Berlinale Co-Production Market
Toronto Filmmaker Lab
MFI Script Lab
Abycine Lanza
From Short to Lond de Cinémed 
La Incubadora (The Screen)
2022 Mia Market, C EU Soon – Screen International Buyer’s Choice Award  

SELECTION OF FESTIVALS

AWARDS

  • 2023 Festival de Malaga – Biznaga de Plata Award for Best Actress to María Vázquez and ASECAN Award for Best Film Debut
  • 2023 Seattle International Film Festival – Special Jury Prize to the actress María Vázquez


SELECTIONS

  • 2023  Berlinale Panorama – The Berlin International Film Festival
  • 2023  Semana de cine de Melilla
  • 2023  Festival de Cans
  • 2023  Shanghai International Film Festival
  • 2023  Split Mediterranean Film Festival
  • 2023  29º Edition Forqué Awards 
  • 2023  72º Edition San Sebastián Festival 
  • 2024  Feroz Awards  – Film and tv series 2023
  • 2024  38º Edition Goya Awards