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ELISA & MARCELA

by Isabel Coixet

synopsis

The first same-sex marriage in Spain to take place after the Roman Imperial era occurred on 8 June 1901. Two women, Marcela Gracia Ibeas and Elisa Sanchez Loriga, attempted to get married in A Coruña (Galicia, Spain). To achieve it Elisa had to adopt a male identity: Mario Sánchez, as listed on the marriage certificate.

international title: Elisa & Marcela
original title: Elisa y Marcela
country: Spain
sales agent: Film Factory Entertainment
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Isabel Coixet
screenplay: Isabel Coixet, Narciso de Gabriel
cast: Natalia de Molina, Greta Fernández, Lluís Homar, María Pujalte, Francesc Orella, Jorge Suquet, Manolo Solo, Tamar Novas, Sara Casasnovas, Milo Taboada
cinematography by: Jennifer Cox
film editing: Bernat Aragonés
art director: Sylvia Steinbrecht
costumes designer: Mercè Paloma
music: Sofia Oriana Infante
producer: José Carmona, Zaza Ceballos, Joaquín Padró, Mar Targarona
executive producer: Joaquín Padró, Mar Targarona
production: Lanube Películas, Rodar y Rodar Cine y Televisión, Zenit, Televisió de Catalunya - TV3
backing: Axencia Galega das Industrias Culturais (AGADIC) (ES), Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals (ICEC) (ES)
distributor: Netflix
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