Screen shines a light on 30 European titles that look set to grab the attention of festival directors in 2024, including new features by Tom Tykwer, Paz Vega, Paolo Sorrentino, Cecilia Verheyden and Baltasar Kormakur.
Dir. Paz Vega
Underscoring a rising trend in Spanish cinema of actresses going behind the camera, Rita is the directorial feature debut of one of the most international of Spanish stars, Paz Vega, known for Pedro Almodóvar’s Talk To Her and Netflix series Kaleidoscope. The story revolves around seven-year-old Rita and her five-year old brother Lolo from a working-class family as the whole country goes crazy over the European football championships, with Spain in the quarter-finals.
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