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The Open Door

Directed by Marina Seresesky

Spain | 1 hr 26 min | 2016

Rosa, is a prostitute who inherited the profession from Antonia, her mother, who thinks she is Sara Montiel and turns her daily life
in a hell. Rosa does not know how to be happy. She just can not. But the unexpected arrival of a new member to her particular
family will give her a unique opportunity to achieve happiness

The Open Door - Marina SereseskyMarina Seresesky
Director, Writer

Last September 2015 she finished the production of her first feature film as director and scriptwriter, The open door, starring Carmen Machi, Terele Pávez and Asier Etxeandía, produced by Meridional Productions.
Her last shortfilm, The Wedding, was finalist in Goya Spanish Academy Film Awards 2013 as best fiction shortfilm, besides a long career in both national and international awards.
The TV documentary, Mothers, 15 cents a minute, coproduced between Meridional Productions and Telemadrid, won a Biznaga de Plata in 14th Malaga’s Spanish Film Festival (2010).
Her previous shortfilm, The Cortege, won more than 120 festival awards in and out Spain, being as well preselected for Goya Awards 2011, to the best fiction shortfilm.

The Open Door Poster

Film Information

Director: Marina Seresesky
Country:  Spain
Year: 2016
Language: Spanish (Yes, Subtitles)
Runtime: 1 hr 26 min
Rated: R


Producers: Alvaro Lavin, José Alberto Sánchez
Writer: Marina Seresesky
Cinematographer:  Roberto Fernandez
Music: Mariano Marin

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