In 1933 Aurora Rodríguez shot dead her own daughter Hildegart, while she was sleeping. The young woman, just eighteen years old, was one of the most prominent feminists of the Second Spanish Republic. But she was also a perfectly calculated product designed by her mother for her to be the liberator of women. Aurora’s plans didn’t work out as she’d hoped.
He was born in Hannover (Germany) in 1977. He began his career as a screenwriter in TV series ‘Mareas vivas’ and ‘Terra de Miranda’, and he first stood behind the camera to film the Prestige oil spill disaster in the documentary ‘Carcamáns’ (2003). Since then he has directed the documentaries ‘Pensando en soledad’ (2006), ’Historia de una parroquia‘ (2007) and ’El viaje de Leslie‘ (2014, selected at Seminci), and the short films ’JEDN’ (2006), ‘A fábrica‘ (2008), ’Aarón‘ (2009), ‘Manuscritos pompeianos’ (2010) and ‘Radiografía de un autor de tebeos’ (2010), among others. His first feature film, ‘La brecha’ (2012), premiered at the Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival (BAFICI).