European Film Festival Paris
from 17 to 31 March 2022
European Film Festival Paris
from 17 to 31 March 2022

Countdown / Cuenta Atrás

by Júlia Marcos Lázaro

(Fiction, Spain, 2020, 12', C, En ST) with Mahdi Malhoul El Harrak and Juanjo García

Countdown

Hashim, a young Moroccan boy living in Spain, is part of a local gang of friends. His mother finds him a job in a barbershop but his best friend asks Hashim to take part in yet one affair…


Júlia Marcos Lázaro
Júlia Marcos Lázaro

Júlia Marcos Lázaro gratuated from ESCAC Film school in Barcelona. She worked as assistant director on four films: Madres Paralelas by Perdo Almodovar, Chavalas by Carol Rodríguez and Life is Life by Dani de la Torre. Countdown is her thesis film. Together with her student friends she also directed the short Ovella (2021), awarded the Best Actor Prize at Sant Cugat Fantàstic Film Festival 2021.

Other movies: Competition Prix Sauvage Corto