Awaking from a Dream

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Awaking from a Dream
Directed by Freddy Mas Franqueza
Written by Freddy Mas Franqueza
Starring María Almudéver
Cinematography Carles Gusi
Release date
  • 23 June 2008 (2008-06-23) (Moscow)
  • 22 July 2009 (2009-07-22) (Spain)
Running time
90 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish

Awaking from a Dream (Spanish: Amanecer de un sueño) is a 2008 Spanish drama film written and directed by Freddy Mas Franqueza. It was entered into the 30th Moscow International Film Festival.[1]


At 8 years of age, Marcel's mother drops him off at her estranged father's house and leaves him there to follow her boyfriend to Germany. Marcel's grandfather and gives him the love and attention he lacked from his mother. By the age of 21, Marcel has plans to move out of his grandfather's home and into a house with his girlfriend. However, by this time his grandfather begins showing symptoms of Alzheimer's and Marcel is faced with the choice of leaving with his girlfriend or staying to care for the only relative that ever truly loved and cared for him.



  1. ^ "30th Moscow International Film Festival (2008)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-04-21. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 

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