Estonian premiere

The Rite Of Spring

Local title
Kevadpühitsus
Original title
La consagración de la primavera
Director
Fernando Franco
Country
Spain
Year
2022
Programme
Best of Fest
Genre
drama
Subject
love, disease, loneliness

Laura (Valeria Sorolla) has just arrived in Madrid, where she will be living in a student hall of residence and studying for a degree in chemistry. Alone and almost penniless, she tries to adjust to university life while struggling with her insecurities. One night, by chance, she meets David (Telmo Irureta), a young man with cerebral palsy who lives with his mother, Isabel (Emma Suárez). Laura forms a relationship of mutual trust with them that helps her to overcome her complexes and enter a new stage in her life on the way towards maturity.

"The Rite of Spring" is a story about that moment in life when everything is possible and about how the most unexpected encounter change our life. The film participated in the competition programme of the San Sebastián festival.

Director
Fernando Franco
Screenwriter
Fernando Franco, Bego Arostegui
Cast
Telmo Irureta, Valèria Sorolla, Emma Suárez
Producer
Fernando Franco, Jaime Ortiz de Artiñano, Gonzalo Salazar-Simpson, Koldo Zuazua
DoP
Santiago Racaj
Editor
Miguel Doblado
Composer
Maite Arroitajauregi, Beatriz Vaca
Production
Blizzard Films, Lazona, Kowalski Films, Ferdydurke Films
World sales
Film Factory
Runtime
Language
Spanish
Subtitles
English
Other festivals
San Sebastian

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Screenings

6th Hall Apollo Kino Coca-Cola Plaza
Screening010402 / Kevadpühitsus
SubtitlesEnglish
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Hall Athena Center, Tartu
Screening032102 / Kevadpühitsus
SubtitlesEnglish
Screening duration
Hall 1 Kino Artis
Screening171503 / Kevadpühitsus
SubtitlesEnglish
Screening duration
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