Berlinale

October (Octubre)

Synopsis
Clemente, an extremely quiet pawnbroker, is Sofia´s hope to avoid solitude. Being his neighbour and a single woman, she spends her days as an October worshipper of the Lord of the Miracles. One day, Clemente is left with a newborn baby. While he looks for the baby´s mother, a prostitute, Sofia joyfully
starts taking care of this baby in Clemente´s house. Clemente will thus discover emotional attachments he never had.


World premiere
Cannes International Film Festival 2010, Un Certain Regard

Theatrical release in Germany
October 10, 2010

Awards
Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2010
Jury Prize, Odessa Film Festival 2010
Special Jury Price, Motovun Film Festival 2010
Best Film, Pacific Meridien Vladivostok International Film Festival 2010
Best Actor Award for Carlos Gassols

Festivals (Selection)
Cannes International Film Festival 2010
Karlovy, Vary International Film Festival 2010
Odessa Film Festival 2010
Motovun Film Festival 2010
SANFIC 2010
Toronto International Film Festival 2010
Pacific Meridien Vladivostok
International Film Festival 2010
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2010
Riga “Arsenals” 2010
Beirut International Film Festival 2010

Rights sold to
Germany, France

Peru 2010
Directors: Daniel and Diego Vega
Producers: Maretazo Cine (Peru)
German distributor: Neue Visionen Film Verleih
World Sales: UMedia Distribution (France)

Funded in the WCF Jury meeting in 2010
Funding Amount: 7,000 €