‘Stories Not To Be Told’ shines the comedic spotlight on those kinds of situations we’ve all found ourselves in, but which we’d rather no one ever knew about, or which we wish we could forget about altogether. Five stories, a sardonic, yet sympathetic ode to humans’ inability to govern our own emotions and not be able to stop, even though we know we should.
Starring main actor Alvaro Morte, from Netflix hit TV Series “Money Heist’
Mario works in a large Lost and Found Office, where he looks after all the missing items that have built up over the decades. Mario, who decided a long time ago to live a solitary life, spends his free time investigating the origin of the lost objects, with the aim of returning people these lost pieces of their lives. Only Helena, a young police officer, who often visits the Lost and Found Office, has been able to crack Mario’s hard, outer shell a little.
Selected at Fantasia Film Festival (Cheval Noir Competition)
Rosa commits suicide, which is the catalyst for the progressive physical and mental deterioration of Manuel, her elderly husband. Mario, his son, decides to bring him to live with his family, despite the fierce opposition of his new wife, who’s expecting a baby.
Mikel has decided that his life needs a drastic change and so he accepts the invitation from a distant relative to travel to Argentina and restart his life there. But it won’t be long after his arrival before Mikel realizes that his “uncle” Chelo is no more than a happy-go-lucky gambling addict and alcoholic, with absolutely nothing to offer him.
Elisa is a twelve-year-old girl who, after her mother’s accidental death, tries to convince her father that she has been gifted the same superpowers as the heroine from her favorite comic and that she can use them to take revenge on whoever was responsible for the fatal accident.
Selected at Cannes Fantastic 7
A young girl guides a group of christian and muslim warriors through a journey in an ancient mythological world, where everything that has a name exists, in an attempt to recover a lost treasure.
A screwball comedy, where nothing is as it seems and even your favourite ridesharing app can become the new Tinder.
Julian is a fifty-year-old divorcee. After starting to use a car-sharing app to help with his financial problems, he meets Lorena, a young girl who frequently travels to Madrid.
She wants it all. Even if it means ending up with nothing.
Isa has it all. She’s young, intelligent, pretty and works for a trendy advertising agency, while at the same time finishing a PhD and developing her own, personal projects as a multi-disciplinary artist. She’s a strong, spontaneous woman, who’s extremely sure of herself. Feminist, activist and polyamorous, Isa defends her way of life tooth and nail. She’s constantly motivated by her desire to experiment and knows she can do anything she sets her mind to.
Based on the theater play ‘Grooming’, which has been adapted in over ten countries
Carolina is a naive, charming, young girl, who meets Leo in a chat room. He is an adult man, who is tricking her by passing himself off as a 16-year-old boy. Now, he’s managed to arrange a date with her at a remote city park. But when Leo meets Carolina, he starts to suspect that she might not be as innocent and harmless as she appears.
“My dad called me one morning to tell me he had a Bulgarian in his house. Exactly like that! That’s how it all started.” Avelina Prat
When a perfect stranger walks into your imperfect life...
Vasil is a Bulgarian immigrant who lives on the street. Intelligent and charismatic, he has an amazing talent for chess and bridge, so much so, in fact, that despite being homeless, he manages to make a name for himself in an exclusive and prestigious club in the city. There, he meets Maureen, an Irish woman who’s an advocate for social justice. Maureen turns to an old friend, Alfredo, to see if he can put Vasil up in his home. And he accepts.