SHE DOESN’T WANT TO SLEEP ALONE

Mexico | 2012
Natalia Beristain Egurrola
Programme date: 20.01.2013
Programme time: 10.30
Synopsis

Amanda has a problem, if she is alone, she can’t sleep. Her days pass in a calm, orderly fashion; she fills her nights with lovers that help her pass the hours. Her world is upset overnight when she has to take care of her old and alcoholic grandmother Dolores, a retired actress who now lives on memories of her past glory.

Director Biography
Natalia Beristain Egurrola

Natalia Beristain Egurrola was born in 1981 in Mexico City. She graduated from the CCC film school with a degree in film directing. Her short film Peces plátano won the best Mexican short film award at the 5th Morelia International Film Festival. In 2010, she directed Entre Guerras, a work that forms part of the alternative repertoire of the National Theater Company. She Doesn't Want to Sleep Alone (2012) is her feature film debut.

Director:
Natalia Beristain

Screenplay:
Gabriela Vidal, Natalia Beristain

Director of photography:
Dariela Ludlow

Film Editing:
Miguel Schverdfinger

Producers:
Abril Schmucler, Rodrigo Herranz, Rafael Ley

Production Companies:
Mr. Woo, Chamaca Films

Cast:
Mariana Gajá, Adriana Roel

Duration:
83`