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Carla Simón and Isaki Lacuesta will compete at the Berlinale for the Golden Bear

  • The Catalan director will compete for the award with her second film, 'Alcarràs', and the director will present 'A Year , una noche', about the Bataclan attack

The Catalan filmmakers

Carla Simón and Isaki Lacuesta

will opt for Golden Bear at the 72nd edition of the Berlinale

, which will start on February 10 with 'Peter von Kant', a film directed by the French François Ozon.

the Catalan

Carla Simón, which triumphed with 'Estiu 1993', will compete at the German event with his second feature film, 'Alcarràs', a film in which deals with the story of a family that must leave the lands of Lleida that they have been cultivating for generations. Simón had to stop filming due to the pandemic and finished it last summer. The film, coral, has non-professional actors, including farmers in the area. Its premiere in Spanish cinemas is scheduled for this spring.

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Meanwhile, the Catalan director will present in the official section of the festival 'One year , one night', where Lacuesta approaches the Islamist attack on the Bataclan theater in Paris in 2015.

The film 'Robe of gems', a co-production of Mexico, Argentina and the United States directed by has also been selected. Natalia López Gallardo.

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