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."
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