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.