Archive Cinema City 2012.

The Beach

La Playa

Genre: Fiction
Country: Spain, UK
Year: 2010
Duration: 22 min.

Director: Elisa Cepedal
Scenario: Elisa Cepedal

Cast: Laura Díaz, Fernando Barona, Guillermo Serrano

Programme selection: Up to 10,000 Bucks

Budget: 7.800


Ana lives in a remote village on the Spanish plateau, and spends her summers selling underwear in her uncle's shop. An unexpected encounter with two youths from a neighboring village awakens in Ana hope of an escape from this monotony.


Elisa Cepedal graduated in Fine Arts at the University of the Basque Country, and in filmmaking at the London Film School. Her graduation film LA PLAYA has been shown in respected festivals such as BAFICI and Raindance, among others. In 2010 she was awarded with the first prize “New Asturian Filmmakers” at the Gijon International Film Festival.