23rd of May

Spain | 2016 | 17 minutes | David Martín de los Santos

The voices of two women and the remains of a house stuck in time, rescue the memory of those who lived there, while we are witnesses of the transformation of the property.

Director Biography
After his numerously awarded fiction short films, Mañana no es otro día, En el hoyo and Llévame a otro sitio; Martín wrote and directed the feature documentaries Generación perdida? and Ni vivos ni muertos, both comissioned by "Documentos TV" (TVE, Spanish National Network), the oldest documentary program in Spain. He also wrote and directed the independent documentary La isla durmiente, which was awarded at both the Barcelona and Lyon Film Festivals. Currently David Martín is involved in various projects, while he prepares the production of his first feature, recently selected by Meditalents and shortlisted for the X Julio Alejandro Screenplay Award.

  • Original Language Title: 23 de Mayo
  • Director: David Martín de los Santos
  • Premiere Status: North American Premiere
  • Country: Spain
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 17 minutes
  • Producer: David Martín de los Santos
  • Screenplay: David Martín de los Santos
  • Cinematographers: David Martín de los Santos
  • Editors: Marta Velasco
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Awards: Medina Film Festival 2016 (Best Short, Cinematography), Madrid en Corto 2016 (Best Short), Malaga Film Festival 2016 (Special Mention)
  • Language: Spanish
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • International Sales: Madrid en corto