Carmen & Lola

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Carmen & Lola
Carmen and Lola.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Arantxa Echevarría
Produced by Arantxa Echevarría
Pilar Sánchez Díaz
Screenplay by Arantxa Echevarría
Starring Moreno Borja
Carolina Yuste
Rosy Rodríguez
Zaira Morales
Rafaela León
Music by Nina Aranda
Cinematography Pilar Sánchez Díaz
Edited by Renato Sanjuán
Production
company
Tvtec Servicios audiovisuales
Distributed by Super8
Release date
  • 17 April 2018 (2018-04-17)
Country Spain
Language Spanish

Carmen & Lola (Spanish: Carmen y Lola) is a 2018 Spanish drama film directed by Arantxa Echevarría. It was selected to screen in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

Carmen lives in a gypsy community in the suburbs of Madrid. Like every other woman she has ever met, she is destined to live a life that is repeated generation after generation: getting married and raising as many children as possible. But one day she meets Lola, an uncommon gypsy who dreams about going to university, draws bird graffiti and likes girls. Carmen quickly develops a complicity with Lola and they discover a world that, inevitably, leads them to be rejected by their families.[3]

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 86%, based on 7 reviews with an average rating of 7/10.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodfellow, Melanie (17 April 2018). "Cannes: Directors' Fortnight unveils 2018 line-up". Screen Daily. Screen International. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (17 April 2018). "Cannes: Directors' Fortnight Lineup Boasts Colombia's 'Birds of Passage,' Nicolas Cage in 'Mandy'". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Carmen y Lola". Directors' Fortnight. French Guild of Directors. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Carmen and Lola (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 4 September 2018.

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