Elephants Over a Spider Web – shortfilm

Spanish shortfilm on the topic of child abuse shot as project thesis for film studies and winner of several awards.

Written and directed by Jorge Lareau
DP by Alex Tregón
Edited by Santi Molina
Starring Nadine Benavente, Ramón Garrido and Olga Fuster

Produced by Escándalo Films
Barcelona, 2009

Lucia has written a letter for her father on his birthday. Standing before the whole family, she reads the letter thanking him for being such a great dad. But what she innocently describes as gestures of fatherly love have little to do with reality. Behind carefully upheld appearances lies an unspoken and terrible secret.

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