THE TEACHER WHO PROMISED THE SEA

Title: THE TEACHER WHO PROMISED THE SEA
Genre: Drama
Running time: 105'
Language(s): Spanish
Status: Completed
Year: 2023
Director(s): Patricia Font
Screenplay: Francesc Escribano, Albert Val
Producer(s): Francesc Escribano, Tono Folguera, Carlos Fernández, Laura Fernández Brites
Cast: Enric Auquer & Laia Costa

Synopsis

In 1935, Antoni Benaiges is hired as a teacher in a small, isolated village in Burgos, Spain. There, he establishes an intense relationship with his students, a group of young boys and girls between the ages of six and twelve, to whom he makes a promise: to take them to see the sea for the first time in their lives.

75 years later, the granddaughter of one of those students discovers the wonderful story hidden behind a promise that was never fulfilled.

Critics reviews

"This film is a thing of beauty" El Diario

"Enric Auquer shines" El País

"A poignant true story" Cinemanía

"A story that needed to be told"  El Periódico

"A story about memory and the revolutionary power of education" El Cine en la SER

News

19th Feb 2024 - By Anna Marie de la Fuente (Variety)

Filmax Closes ‘The Teacher Who Promised the Sea’ with Italy’s Officine Ubu (EXCLUSIVE)... (Read more)

5th Feb 2024 - By Filmax

Filmax wins 2 awards at the Gaudi Awards... (Read more)

12th Dec 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 8 nominations for the 2024 Gaudi Awards... (Read more)

30th Nov 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 9 nominations for the 2024 Goya Awards... (Read more)

24th Nov 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 6 nominations among all its series and films nominated for the 2024 Feroz Awards... (Read more)

3rd Nov 2022 - By Liza Foreman (Variety)

Filmax Swoops on Spanish Civil War Drama (EXCLUSIVE)... (Read more)

Sinopsis

In 1935, Antoni Benaiges is hired as a teacher in a small, isolated village in Burgos, Spain. There, he establishes an intense relationship with his students, a group of young boys and girls between the ages of six and twelve, to whom he makes a promise: to take them to see the sea for the first time in their lives.

75 years later, the granddaughter of one of those students discovers the wonderful story hidden behind a promise that was never fulfilled.

Critics reviews

"This film is a thing of beauty" El Diario

"Enric Auquer shines" El País

"A poignant true story" Cinemanía

"A story that needed to be told"  El Periódico

"A story about memory and the revolutionary power of education" El Cine en la SER

News

19th Feb 2024 - By Anna Marie de la Fuente (Variety)

Filmax Closes ‘The Teacher Who Promised the Sea’ with Italy’s Officine Ubu (EXCLUSIVE)... (Read more)

5th Feb 2024 - By Filmax

Filmax wins 2 awards at the Gaudi Awards... (Read more)

12th Dec 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 8 nominations for the 2024 Gaudi Awards... (Read more)

30th Nov 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 9 nominations for the 2024 Goya Awards... (Read more)

24th Nov 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 6 nominations among all its series and films nominated for the 2024 Feroz Awards... (Read more)

3rd Nov 2022 - By Liza Foreman (Variety)

Filmax Swoops on Spanish Civil War Drama (EXCLUSIVE)... (Read more)

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