Staring at Strangers

Staring at Strangers (Spanish: No mires a los ojos,[1] known early in the production stage as From the Shadows; Desde la sombra)[2] is an upcoming Spanish-Belgian film directed by Félix Viscarret adapting the Juan José Millás' novel Desde la sombra. Its cast is led by Paco León, Leonor Watling, Àlex Brendemühl and María Romanillos.

Staring at Strangers
SpanishNo mires a los ojos
Directed byFélix Viscarret
Written by
  • Félix Viscarret
  • David Muñoz
Based onDesde la sombra
by Juan José Millás
Produced byGerardo Herrero
Starring
CinematographyÁlvaro Gutiérrez
Edited byVictoria Lammers
Music byMikel Salas
Production
companies
  • Tornasol
  • Desde la Sombra Árbol A.I.E.
  • Entre Chien et Loup
Distributed byUniversal Pictures International Spain
Release dates
  • 22 October 2022 (2022-10-22) (Seminci)
  • 4 November 2022 (2022-11-04) (Spain)
Countries
  • Spain
  • Belgium
LanguageSpanish

PlotEdit

After being fired from his job, Damián hids in an armoire. The armoire (with Damián inside) arrives to the residence of the family formed by Lucía, Fede and their teen daughter, María.[3][4] From then on, Damián becomes the family's guardian angel.[5]

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

An adaptation of Juan José Millás' novel Desde la sombra, the film was penned by Félix Viscarret [es] (the director) alongside David Muñoz.[7][5] It is a joint Spanish-Belgian international co-production, produced by Tornasol and Desde la Sombra Árbol A.I.E., alongside Entre Chien et Loup, with the participation of RTVE and Movistar+.[8] Shooting began in January 2021 in Pamplona,[9] and it had already wrapped in March 2021.[7][10]

ReleaseEdit

Staring at Strangers will have its world premiere as the opening film of the 67th Valladolid International Film Festival (Seminci) on 22 October 2022.[11] It is set for a 4 November 2022 theatrical release in Spain.[12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Just Spainted. Winter/Spring 2022. New Spanish Films" (PDF). ICAA. p. 120. Retrieved 21 April 2022 – via Audiovisual451.
  2. ^ Stegmeier, Ion (25 November 2021). "Cinco empresas se unen para crear una factoría de cine en Berrioplano". Diario de Navarra.
  3. ^ Jiménez, Jesús (8 February 2021). "Félix Viscarret rueda 'Desde la sombra', basada en la novela de Juan José Millás". rtve (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Leonor Watling y Paco León ruedan 'Desde la sombra'". El Correo (in Spanish). 5 February 2021. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  5. ^ a b Hopewell, John (30 November 2020). "'Patria' Director Felix Viscarret to Direct Paco Leon, Leonor Watling in 'From the Shadows' (Exclusive)". Variety. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "La grata vida soñada de los desconocidos". Fotogramas (in Spanish). 26 February 2021. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  7. ^ a b "Félix Viscarret adapta a Millás y su realidad desde el "otro lado del espejo"". eldiario.es (in Spanish). 9 March 2021. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  8. ^ "Félix Viscarret rueda en Pamplona su nuevo largometraje 'Desde la sombra'". Audiovisual451 (in Spanish). 3 February 2021. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  9. ^ "Félix Viscarret inicia el rodaje en Pamplona de 'Desde la sombra'". Diario de Pamplona (in Spanish). 19 January 2021. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  10. ^ "Adaptaciones literarias (I): próximas películas españolas inspiradas en novelas". Audiovisual451 (in Spanish). 17 March 2021.
  11. ^ "'No mires a los ojos', protagonizada por Paco León, inaugurará el Festival de Cine de Valladolid". Mundo Deportivo. Grupo Godó. 1 September 2022.
  12. ^ Aller, María (26 April 2022). "Las películas españolas que llegarán en 2022". Fotogramas. Retrieved 8 June 2022.