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Foremost By Night

Foremost By Night

Foremost By Night

Dir. Víctor Iriarte
109 min

When Vera was young, she gave up her baby for adoption. Now, years later, she tries to navigate Spain’s callous bureaucracy trying to find her biological son. Tenaciously, she uncovers Egoz, her son, and his adopted mother, Cora, and their lives will never be the same.

Emerging from a life of chaos, Vera would love to see her biological son, at the very least just to see his face. But Spain’s labyrinthian adoption system seems calculated to thwart her quest, stating that they’ve “lost the files” and dismissing her needs. When Vera finally connects with her 18-year-old biological son, Egoz, and his loving mother, Cora, the three finally meet by the banks of the Douro River to learn about one another. Víctor Iriarte's visionary debut feature is a mysterious neo-noir experience.

Film Details

Release Year: 2023
Runtime: 109 min
Country/Region: Spain, Portugal, France
Language: Spanish
Print Source: Alpha Violet
Tags: Drama, Experimental, Family, Mystery


Director: Víctor Iriarte
Producer: Isaki Lacuesta and Isa Campo, Tamara García, Katixa De Silva, Valérie Delpierre, Víctor Iriarte
Cinematographer: Pablo Paloma
Screenwriter: Isa Campo, Andrea Queralt, Víctor Iriarte
Editor: Ana Pfaff
Composer: Maite Arroitajauregi
Principal Cast: Lola Dueñas, Ana Torrent, Manuel Egozkue


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