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522. A CAT, A CHINESE GUY AND MY FATHER  

By Paco R. Baños 

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Synopsis:
George is agoraphobic and can't go beyond 522 steps from home. One day, her cat forces her to embark on a trip from Spain to native Portugal. Along the way, George's whole world starts to widen. 

Cast:
NATALIA DE MOLINA
NADIA DE SANTIAGO
MANOLO SOLO  

Director Biography:
Paco R. Baños is a director and writer. He was the recipient of the first Award in the SGAE Short Films Contest for his film Needs. His first feature film Ali, premiered at the Festival in Malaga, winning the Award for Best First Feature. He has directed the fourth and fifth episodes of the popular Spanish series The Plague.

Starring two times Goya Award winner Natalia de Molina, an original and heartwarming road trip comedy.
 

Director Statement:
Whenever something happens in our lives, this becomes part of our past. Accepting or not that vital experience, the world can be made the size you wish to see it. If you give up your memories, your identity, who you are, your world can be locked in a perimeter of 522 steps. My film is about the need to reconcile and accept your past, so you may find a way for your world to widen. 

Cast Biography:
Natalia de Molina is a Spanish film, theater and television actress winner of two prestigious Goya Awards for her work on Vivir es mas fácil con los ojos cerrados and Techo y Comida, thus becoming the youngest Spanish actress to get this recognition.

Nadia de Santiago is a Spanish actress known both for TV-Shows like The 13 Roses and Love is forever as well for her role in the popular Netflix series The cable girls.

Manolo Solo is a TV and Film actor and director. Among others, he starred in Guillermo del Toro’s Pan's Labyrinth. He is winner of a Goya and of two awards from the Union of Actors for Best Actor.
 

Crew:
Screenplay: Paco R Baños
Producer: Angel Tirado
Co-Producers: Pandora da Cunha, Pablo Iraola
Production Companies: Tarkemoto, Ukbar Films
Cinematographer: Fran Fernandez Pardo
Editor: Fátima de los Santos, José M. G. Moyano
Assistant Director: Carlos Sierra 


Technical Information:
Original Title: "Un Gato, un Chino y mi Padre" | Colour | OV | Aspect Ratio 1.85:1 | Audio 5.1 | Spain 2019 


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