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by Violeta Salama


Movie about the jewish ancestry of the spanish city of Melilla. It tries to explains the reasons to live life and the historical memory through the experience of their main actresses. It tells the story of Alegría, a woman that lives turning her back on her jewish ancestry, but since she moved to Melilla and moved to her parents house its not being easy at all. A moroccan house helper and Alegría best friend will be there to help her dealing with her whole family.

original title: Alegría
country: Spain
sales agent: Latido Films
year: 2021
genre: fiction
directed by: Violeta Salama
film run: 105'
release date: ES 10/12/2021
screenplay: Violeta Salama, Isabel Sánchez
cast: Cecilia Suárez, Laia Manzanares, Sarah Perles, Mara Guill, María Luisa Mayol, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Emilio Palacios, Joe Manjón, Zorah Liba, Adelfa Calvo
cinematography by: Pau Esteve Birba
film editing: José Manuel García Moyano
art director: Gigia Pellegrini
costumes designer: Clara Bilbao
music: Javier Limón
producer: Clara Nieto, Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo
production: La Claqueta, Powehi Films, La Cruda Realidad, Alegría Película AIE [ES], 9AM Media Lab [ES]
distributor: Caramel Films

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