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The Friend Zone

The Friend Zone

by Borja Cobeaga

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Frozen smiles

Review: The Friend Zone

Frozen smiles

Radical originality and lack of indulgence in this Spanish debut feature which explores humiliation with a harshness that sets it apart from the usual romantic comedies 

“It’s possible to make good comedies for young people”

Interview: Borja Cobeaga • Director

“It’s possible to make good comedies for young people”

Basque director Borja Cobeaga (31), whose short One Too Many was nominated for an Oscar in 2007, makes his feature debut with a film lauded at the Malaga Film Festival 





international title: The Friend Zone
original title: Pagafantas
country: Spain
year: 2009
directed by: Borja Cobeaga
screenplay: Borja Cobeaga, Diego San José
cast: Michel Brown, Kiti Mánver, Gorka Otxoa, Sabrina Garciarena, María Asquerino, Ernesto Sevilla, Óscar Ladoire

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