2023 / 24′ / MARTA MATUTE
Lucía takes Paloma to her family’s country house for the first time. During the weekend, Rubén, Lucía’s brother, unexpectedly turns up with his boyfriend. As Lucía does not publicly accept her sexual condition, Paloma is forced to pretend, once again, that they are just friends.
Production Company: Solita Films
Director: Marta Matute
Script: Marta Matute y Sergio Adillo
Running Time: 23′
Format: 16:9 / color
Shooting Place: Hoyos del Espino (Ávila) and Madrid
Language: Spanish and Catalan
Genre: Romantic Drama
With a degree in Audiovisual Communication, Marta Matute began working as a video technician and camera assistant in short films and series, such as Herederos, Hispania or Libres. Later, she trained as an actress at the William Layton Theater Laboratory, where she currently teaches acting technique and improvisation.
In 2020, she was selected at the Spanish Film Academy Residences to develop her first fiction feature film Yo no moriré de amor, a script that later received the Julio Alejandro 2021 SGAE Award, and which has taken part in prestigious laboratories such as La Incubadora ECAM, Ventana CineMad, CDPAI or Ventana Sur.
Una Amiga is her first short film as a director.