European Union Film Festival 2023
- Andrea Bagney
- 80 DCP
- EUFF 2023
- November 16 (Thursday) 7:00
“The feud between sense and sensibility is one of the themes of Andrea Bagney’s feature debut … A refreshing romantic comedy.”Sandra Hezinová, Karlovy Vary IFF
Andrea Bagney’s sparkling debut feature, largely shot in black and white in a stylistic nod to the French New Wave of the 1960s, is a romantic comedy with a difference. After living abroad for several years, Ramona and her boyfriend Nico return to Madrid where she hopes to restart her film acting career. Anxious on the evening before her first audition, Ramona walks the streets of Madrid where she encounters a charismatic older man named Bruno. They walk together and head to a bar where, over a few drinks, they talk about the state of the planet, climate change, and where the world is headed. Certainly fast friends, could they also be falling in love? It’s entirely possible, but what will really complicate the answer is Ramona’s discovery that Bruno is directing the very same film for which she’ll be auditioning. Cue the comedy, cue the drama, cue the awkwardness.
In Spanish with English subtitles
“A sharp, urban character portrait … [Engaging] to the end … [Ramona] marks both Bagney and Hernández as cinematic talents to watch.” Anna Smith, Deadline
“The real winner in Ramona is Madrid: the care and attention that Bagney and [director of photography] Pol Orpinell Freixa lavish on the city they love are redolent of early Almodóvar.” Jonathan Holland, Screen International
December 1 (Friday) through
December 17 (Sunday)
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This film is available to stream in Canada only.
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