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Florida Premiere

DIRECTED BY Jaime Rosales

Country: Denmark, France, Spain
Language: Catalan, Spanish
Subtitles: English

Running Time: 107min
Film Year: 2018
Category: Marimbas Award, Spotlight Series

The identity of Petra’s father has been concealed from her all of her life. Following her mother’s death, Petra embarks on a quest which leads to Jaume, a celebrated artist and powerful, ruthless man. As she attempts to uncover the truth, Petra meets Marisa, Jaume’s wife, and their son Lucas. Gradually, these characters are driven to the edge as their stories intertwine in a spiral of malice, family secrets and violence. Fate’s cruel logic, however, is derailed by a twist that opens a pathway to hope and redemption.

Petra, Catalan director Jaime Rosales’ 6th feature film, presents Bárbara Lennie – who will be in attendance at our GEMS screening to receive the Precious Gem Award –  as its heroin in a tragic and impeccable performance. The film had its world premiere at the Director’s Fortnight during this year’s Cannes Film Festival to great reception from Rosales’ fans and critics alike.


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Director: Jaime Rosales
Producer: Bárbara Díez, José María Morales, Antonio Chavarrías, Jérôme Dopffer, Katrin Pors, Mikkel Jersin, Eva Jakobsen
Screenwriter: Jaime Rosales, Michel Gaztambide, Clara Roquet
Executive Producer: Bárbara Diez
Production Company: Fresdeval Films, Wanda Vision, Oberon Cinematogràfica, Les Productions Balthazar, Snowglobe

Music: Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Cinematographer: Hélène Louvart
Editor: Lucía Casal

Cast: Bárbara Lennie, Álex Brendemühl, Marisa Paredes, Joan Botey

Jaime Rosales

Jaime Rosales is a director and screenwriter born in Barcelona in 1970. In 1996 he studied film at the International Film and Television School in San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba and subsequently attended the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) in Sydney. Some of his most critically-acclaimed films include The Hours of the Day (2003), Solitary Fragments (2007) and Beautiful Youth (2014). In 2007 Rosales was presented with a Goya Award for Best Director for Solitary Fragments.

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