Short Films Competition | 14 min | 2019


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About the Film

On a Saturday at nightfall, 18-year-old Lucía leaves handball training and sets off to pick up her brother in a city she thinks she knows. A cry for support to build an institutional and social framework in which all women feel safe and secure, 16 December reflects the case of “La Manada,” when a group of five men raped a girl in Pamplona, Spain, and recorded it all on a mobile phone. The film premiered at the 72nd Locarno Film Festival.


Film Info

Section Short Films Competition
Year 2019
Length 14 min
Language Galician, Spanish with subtitles in English
Country Spain
Premiere National Premiere

Film Credits

Director Álvaro Gago Díaz
Screenplay Álvaro Gago Díaz, Carla Pérez
Cinematography Lucía C. Pan
Music Xavier Bértolo
Editing Ricardo Saraiva
Producer Mireia Graell Vivancos, Álvaro Gago Díaz
Production Company Ringo Media, Sombriza Films
Sound Design
Sound Xavier Souto
Cast Cris Iglesias, Javier Valcarce, Fran Pérez, Diego Abal

Film Contacts

Directed by: Álvaro Gago Díaz