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KATMANDÚ, UN ESPEJO EN EL CIELO
Made in Spain
KATMANDÚ, UN ESPEJO EN EL CIELO (KATMANDÚ, UN ESPEJO EN EL CIELO)
Foto: Otro - SSIFF

The filmmaker Iciar Bollaín tells the story of Laia, a young Catalan teacher who moves to Kathmandu to work in a school. Once there, she discovers extreme poverty and a devastatingly bleak education system that excludes those in greatest need.
 

BIOGRAPHY

Worked as an actress for directors like Víctor Erice, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, José Luis Cuerda, Ken Loach and José Luis Borau. In 1995, she directed her first feature, Hola, ¿estás sola?, followed by Flores de otro mundo (Flowers from Another World, 1999), Best Film at the Cannes Critics' Week, Te doy mis ojos (Take My Eyes, 2003), winner of the Golden Shell for Best Actor (Luis Tosar) and Actress (Laia Marull) at San Sebastian, and seven Goya Awards, including Best Film and Best Director, Mataharis (2007) and También la lluvia (Even the Rain, 2010), Audience Award in the Panorama Section at Berlin, plus three Goyas.

CAST & CREW
Director
ICÍAR BOLLAÍN
Screenplay
Icíar Bollaín con la colaboración especial de Paul Laverty
Production
Media Films, Levinver Es Docu, Afrodita Audiovisual, Kraken Films
Luis de Val, Larry Levene
Photography
Antonio Riestra
Edition
Nacho Ruiz Capillas
Music
Pascal Gaigne
Cast
Verónica Echegui, Saumyata Bhattarai, Norbu Tsering Gurung
Sales
Running Time
104 m.
Country
SPAIN
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