Cambridge Film Festival 2023

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Binu: A Two-Stars Story (Binu: Història De Dues Estrelles) (Country: Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Guillem Cabra, Mar Clapés; Stars: Francesc Francina)
A documentary about two people still as devoted to their restaurant today as they were back in the Seventies when it had two Michelin stars.
Creatura (Country: Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Elena Martín Gimeno; Writer: Elena Martín Gimeno, Clara Roquet; Stars: Elena Martín, Oriol Pla, Alex Brendemühl, Marc Cartanyà Carla Linares, Mila Borràs, Clàudia Dalmau, Clara Segura)
A woman realises the source of her trauma and sexual appetite after returning to her coastal-town home.
In The Company Of Women (Las Buenas Compañías) (Country: Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Silvia Munt; Stars: Alícia Falcó, Itziar Ituño, Elena Tarrats)
In the late Seventies, when abortion is still a criminal offence in Spain, two women from very different backgrounds form a strong bond as they confront difficult decisions.
The Permanent Picture (La imatge permanent) (Country: Spain, France; Year: 2023; Director: Laura Ferrés; Writer: Laura Ferrés; Stars: María Luengo, Rosario Ortega, Saraida Llamas, Claudia Fimia, Mila Collado, Dolores Martínez)
In rural Southern Spain Antonia, a 15-year-old mother, disappears in the middle of the night. 50 years later and much further North, Carmen, an introverted casting director, is looking for people to share their experiences when arriving in a new city. In her search, she meets Antonia, whose impulsiveness intrudes into Carmen’s solitude. Who said time heals all wounds?
Quest (Country: Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Antonina Obrador; Stars: Maria Arnal, Enric Auquer, Miquel Gelabert, Laia Manzanares)
A bereaved man travels to the uninhabited island of Quest, where his wife died by suicide, to classify its flora. After some days of solitary work, his sister mysteriously appears, and some difficult memories from their past are brought back in their conversations.

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