La Inútil

The Hopeless


Direction: Belén Funes
Screenplay: Belén Funes, Marçal Cebrián
Production company: Miss Wasabi Films
Producer: Carla Sospedra
Cinematography: Neus Ollé
Edition: Bernat Aragonés
Sound: Sergio Rueda
Music: Sara Hebe
Artistic direction: Marc Pou
Cast: Nausicaa Bonnín, María Rodríguez, Borja Espinosa, Greta Fernández


Runtime: 17:04
Format: 16mm
Dialogues: Spanish
Country: Spain
Year: 2017


Merche is too proud to explain how she feels. And the truth is that she feels bad, completely hopeless.



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Year Festival Country Award
2017 Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón Spain
2017 Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid - SEMINCI Spain
2017 ZINEBI - Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films Spain
2017 ALCINE - Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares Spain 3rd award – exaequo, Best Cinematography
2017 Festival de Cine de Cartagena Spain Best Actress
2017 Semana de Cine Español de Cuenca Spain
2018 Regensburg Short Film Week Germany
2018 MECAL Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Barcelona Spain
2019 GO SHORT - International Short Film Festival Nijmegen Netherlands
2018 Festival de Málaga. Cine en Español Spain
2017 Festival de Cortometrajes de Aguilar de Campoo Spain
2017 Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Mal del Cap Spain
2017 Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Vila-real Cineculpable Spain
2018 Premis Gaudí Spain Nomination for best short
2018 Concurso de cortometrajes "Sueños en Corto" de Logroño Spain
2018 Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo Spain Roel de Plata - Jury Award, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Edition
2018 Festival de Cinema de Menorca Spain
2018 FICBUEU - Festival Internacional Cortometrajes Spain
2018 SACO - Semana del Audiovisual Contemporáneo de Oviedo Spain
2018 Festival Nacional de Cortometrajes Ciudad de Ávila - AVILACINE Spain
2018 D'A Film Festival Barcelona Spain
2018 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival Spain
2018 FEC - Festival Europeo de Curtmetratges Spain
2018 Festival de cine de l'Alfàs del Pi Spain CIMA Award for best female film
2018 FILMETS Badalona Film Festival Spain
2018 Festival Ibérico de Cine de Badajoz Spain Best Direction
2018 FASCURT - Festival de curtmetratges del Masnou Spain
2018 Festival de Cine de Madrid PNR - Plataforma Nuevos Realizadores Spain
2018 Certamen Internacional de Curtmetratges de Cerdanya Spain Best Actress and Best Direction
2018 ABYCINE - Festival de Cine de Albacete Spain Special Jury Mention
2018 Festival de Cortometrajes "Villa de la Orotava" Spain
2019 Muestra de Cine Internacional de Palencia Spain
2019 Piélagos en Corto - Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Ficción Spain