Sitges Festival | Little Pig won the Méliès de Oro Award for Best Feature Film in Sitges

the film ‘small pig’Carlota Pereda made his debut and was filmed entirely in Extremadurawith the Méliès d’Or this Tuesdaywhich is awarded annually by the International Federation of Millier Festivals in recognition of the best European feature film and short film, at an event held at the Sitges Film Festival (Barcelona).

“Cerdita”, starring Laura Gallan, and is scheduled to hit theaters on the 14th of this month. It is a kind of thriller with tension, revenge and fear, and deals with adolescent vulnerability and obesity phobia, From non-standard bodies and bullying.

Galán is accompanied in the film by Richard Holmes, Carmen Macchi, Irene Ferrero, Camille Aguilar, Jose Pastor, Fernando Delgado Hierro, Julian Valcarcel, Chima del Barco and the young Amits Otxoa, in a special collaboration between Pilar Castro and Claudia Salas.

Méliès d’Or has been awarded in other editions to filmmakers such as Joachim Trier for “Thelma”, Julia Docornau, for “Raw”oh Rodrigo Cortes for ‘Buried“.

For Carlotta Pereda, “It is an honor to be part of such an excellent list of titles and authors of the fantasy and horror genre,” admitting in her speech that she had never imagined it, despite her “dreaming of many things, some dark and terrifying,” I would appreciate this award “at Sitges, Mecca, my house.”

Millie’s Awards Awarded by the International Federation of Millais Festivalsa network of 25 film competitions in 19 different countries, with a global influx of over 800,000 visitors.

Its mission is to promote great European film productions in Europe and around the world. “Improve its visibility and standing among the public and within the sector, while enhancing its circulation”.

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Before the screening of the Finnish film “Ego”, the award ceremony was held, which also marked the career of the Italian composer Claudio Simonetti, who, together with Dario Argento in the 70s, was the architect of some of the most famous music in the world. Italian “Gialo”.

As for the short film, the winner was “From Beyond”, an experimental work by Frederick S. Hannah.

The jury was made up of film critics Alberto Lechuga, Victor Lopez and Marla Jacarilla, who admitted “Ingeniously re-imagining ‘slasher’ from a more classic perspective as a game with sci-fi icons with a more formal intent”.

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