PIKADERO

96 Minutes, Basque Country

Pikadero depicts the quiet humiliations of the economic crisis through a simple narrative that unfolds through tableaus of observational dead-pan humor. 
Unique wide-angle compositions add to the humor of this foreign language comedy-drama about young love.
The follow-up feature to the short film Patata Tortilla;
Scottish BAFTA New Talent 2015, Best Fiction and Best Script. 

 

Written and Directed by Ben Sharrock

Produced by Irune Gurtubai

Starring: Barbara Goenaga and Joseba Usabiaga.

WINNER of Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016.

EDINBURGH Film Festival Jury:

"We wanted to recognise the very personal and individual voice of director Ben Sharrock for his film Pikadero. In a year when the jury viewed a selection of very distinctive and different films his film really stood out."

 

NOTABLE AWARDS:

Zurich Film Festival 2015; Critics' Choice Award

Molodist International Film Festival 2015; Best Film Award

Molodist International Film Festival 2015; FIPRESCI Prize, Best Film

Evolution International Film Festival 2015; Special Mention: Ben Sharrock

 
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