La Maternal

Director
Pilar Palomero
Country
Spain
Year
2022
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Pilar Palomero
Cast
Carla Quílez, Ángela Cervantes, Jordan Dumes, Pepe Lorente, Olga Hueso, Ruben Martinez, Gal-la Sabaté, Neus Pàmies
Production
BTeam Prods, Inicia Films, Barrixica AIE

Storyline

Carla, a young girl at risk of social exclusion and six months pregnant, arrives at the accommodation centre La Maternal, where she must learn how to live with her teenage companions and prepare to be a mother. A life challenge that involves getting to know herself better and understanding the world around her, including her unstable and destructive relationship with her mother.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2022
Official Section
Silver Shell ex-aequo for Best Leading Performance (Carla Quílez)
Gijon International Film Festival 2022
Special Screenings

Feroz Awards 2023
3 nominations:
Best Direction (Pilar Palomero)
Best leading actress in a film (Carla Quílez)
Best supporting actress in a film (Ángela Cervantes)
Goyas Awards 2023
3 nominations:
Best film
Best Direction (Pilar Palomero)
Best Supporting Actress (Ángela Cervantes)