Penelope Cruz stars in this tense social thriller.

Penelope Cruz stars in and produced this powerful and topical drama, which could stand as a strong companion piece to many of the more recent Ken Loach features.

Actor Juan Diego Botto (1492: The Conquest Of Paradise) turns co-writer and director for a social story that is sadly true in so many countries today. Rafa (Luis Tosar) is a lawyer activist who spends his life helping people who are about to be evicted from their homes, but who also struggles financially. During the course of twenty-four hours, Rafa will deal with numerous families, all on the brink, with the most notable case being Azucena (Cruz), a struggling shop worker. Since her husband has lost his job, the family have been unable to meet their mortgage payments and the bailiffs are coming.

“Combines a social conscience with a thriller’s sense of mounting pressure”

– Screen Daily

  Fri 22nd Sept – 8.20pm
  105 mins
Country: Spain / Belgium
Language: Spanish
Year: 2022
Genre: Drama
Recommended: 15+

Director: Juan Diego Botto

Cast: Penelope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Christian Checa


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