The Plague

Director: Neus Ballús
Year: 2013
Language: Catalan, Spanish | English subtitles
Length: 85 min
Original title: “La Plaga”


3rd Festival 2015

This is a social film with intertwining stories that offer a moving portrait of life in the crisis-hit outskirts of Barcelona through an elderly woman, an immigrant nurse, a prostitute, a farmer and a fighter.
The actors are not professional actors. They play as themselves after 4 years of working with the director. The film had its premiere at the Berlinale in 2013 and was nominated to Lux prize.