El somriure amagat | The hidden smile

2011 | Documentary  Short Film | 13′

Directed by Ventura Durall

Produced by Nanouk Films with the support of ICEC and ICAA

This multi-awarded short film, in the style of a realist fable, reflection on the values that come about in a society made up of children. The path of initiation taken by a 10-year-old boy who arrives to the Ethiopian capital running away from home after stabbing his stepmother.

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Festivals and Awards

MiradasDoc Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Guía de Isora - Special Mention Best Nacional Film

Paris Courts Devant - Special Jury Award

Abu Dhabi short film festival - Best short film

24 Semana del Cine de Medina del Campo  - International section

Curtocircuito – Festival Int. de Curtmetratxes de Santiago de Compostela - Best international documentary

 Curt.doc – Festival Internacional del Corto Documental de Vidreres - Audience Award

 24 Cinema Jove – Festival Internacional de Cine  - Sonofilm award best spanish direction

 Wimbledon Shorts 2011  - WFC Best film 

 Young Values Film Festival- Best documentary

 10th Euganea Film Festival  - Best International Short Film  

 SHNIT International Shortfilmfestival Berne & Cologne  - Best long short film

Madrid Imagen - Best short film 7 Special jury award for best cinematography 

 17º Concurso Estatal de Cortometrajes Ciutat de Valls - Enxaneta d’Argent 2nd Best documentary short film 

Muestra de Cortometrajes por la Identidad Catalunya -Honorable mention

Corti a Ponte- Best short film

FIC-CAT Festival de Curtmetratges en català - Special mention

Sundance Film Festival 2012 USA

Tampere Film Festival Finland

FICG 27 – Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara Mexico

VIFF Vancouver International Film Festival Canada

Seattle International Film Festival USA

DocumentaMadrid 2011 Spain

Salento Finbus Terrae Italy

Festival Internacional de Corto Documental de Vidreres Spain

60 Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival Serbia

IBAFF – Festival Internacional de Cine Spain

Bermuda International Film Festival Bermuda

Independet DAy Filmfest Germany

International Short Film Festival Detmold Germany

Tabor Film Festival Croatia

18th Regensburg Short Film Week Germany

13th Mo&Friese Children’s – Short Film Festival Hamburg Germany



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︎︎︎ nanouk@nanouk.tv
C/ Mallorca, 230
08008 Barcelona, Spain