Extra Terrestres – New Spanish Film Release

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Extra Terrestres

A family, 100,000 chickens with a death sentence, a secret that will unveil all family secrets, and a star 2,500 million light years away that will make them understand that we all are metaphorically ExtraTerrestrials.


The Díaz are an influential and well-to-do family who control much of the poultry industry in the island. Arcadio is the family patriarch, an authoritative and conservative man who rules over his family’s destiny as he does over the chickens on his farm. Teresa, his eldest, left home during her college years to become an astrophysicist against her father’s wishes. Now, after a 7-year absence, she returns home for a few weeks in order to reveal a secret long kept from her family and to invite them to her wedding with Daniela in the Canary Islands. But, once back, her intentions turn to dust when she finds herself trapped in the family’s old habit of lying. No one in the family is as they seem, nor are they willing to unveil their true selves. Within this world of half-truths, Terese encounters Andrés, her nephew, a boy with Asperger’s Syndrome who shares her passion for the stars. Through his view of the universe, Teresa experiences a sublime revelation: That our worries are infinite.

Directed by Carla Cavina

Watch director Carla Cavina’s first short El cielo de los ratones (Mice Heaven)

The mice have taken over the house, the silence is full of things unsaid. A mother, a daughter and a lover desencuentran in love and become trapped in the maze of procrastination. Unable to discipline Laura Claudia sit on a dead end, jobless and tired of being a mother. He met with Mara, a woman fighter optimistic light that fills your fantasies. But fantasy is not enough to sustain the relationship and Laura refuses to see reality. Then, unable to set boundaries, is invaded by the demands of her daughter, her lover and mice. Mara, dissatisfied with the indolence of Laura, and trying to create a healthier environment for Claudia, decides to hunt the problems facing the mice in an animal claim of space, of territory


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