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To Say Goodbye
Zinemira - Premieres
TO SAY GOODBYE
Foto: Otro - SSIFF
Matt Richards

Foto: Gorka Estrada

A compelling and emotional tale set in the Spanish Civil War, about the loss of childhood, identity and above all, the hope of conciliation. Using innovative animation techniques, the film tells the story of the almost 4,000 Basque boys and girls who were evacuated to the United Kingdom in 1937.

BIOGRAPHY

Matt Richards is an award-winning documentary maker who in his 20 years of career has made over 350 programmes for television audiences worldwide through the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Discovery. His short film If I Wish Really Hard (2010)  won the Award for Best European Film with Social Content (Euro FF 2011). Extraordinary People - The Boys Joined at the Head (2008) was proclaimed Best Documentary at the Freddy Awards (USA). He has also written for theatre and film and specialises in 20th century oral history projects. To Say Goodbye is his first feature for cinema.  

CAST & CREW
Director
Matt Richards
Screenplay
Matt Richards, Izaskun Arandia
Production
Izar Films
Izaskun Arandia
Edition
Matt Richards
Music
Iñaki Salvador
Sales
IZAR FILMS
Running Time
75 m.
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