THE LETTUCE

A film by Diana Toucedo

THE LETTUCE
A film by Diana Toucedo

Three siblings and the partners of two of them meet once a year in the oldest sister’s house to celebrate the birthday of their father, who has been in a coma for nine years. One of the couples, Héctor and Virginia, can no longer bear the strain that taking care of the father puts on their marriage and take advantage of the annual meeting to convince the others to share the burden.

Status: In development
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Language: Spanish
Runtime: 90 min.
Original Title: La Lechuga

DIANA TOUCEDO 

Diana Toucedo, filmmaker and editor. She studied in la ESCAC (Escuela Superior de Cine y Audiovisuales de Cataluña) and in UPF (Universidad Pompeu Fabra). Nowadays, she edited more than 16 feature films, short films and others audiovisual works. She just released her first feature film- Trinta Lumes- as director in the Berlinale 2018, and she is working on her second one, Puerto Deseado. She is also a professor in several schools ESCAC, UPF and UAB (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona).

 

FILMOGRAPHY

2018 Trinta Lumes

 

VÍCTOR DUPLÁ 

Actor, coach, performance teacher and theatre director. He Graduated from the Superior School of Drama Art of Santander and the Juan Carlos Corazza International Actor School, and he’s spent decades investigating how to direct actors and actresses, while imparting numerous practical courses and carrying out theatre plays. Among them is the play A leituga, whose film adaptation will be his first feature.

STAGE DIRECTION

2008-2015 Director of the theatre group La Luciérnaga da O.N.C.E.
2010 Director of Si yo fuera Ángel González…, Poetry and theatre show
2007 Director of Sonata a Strindberg, of Emilio Williams
2003 Director of The Heritage (La Herencia)

CAST
Javier Gutiérrez, María Vázquez, Nathalie Poza, Luis Bermejo, Xosé Barato.

CREW
Directors: Diana Toucedo, Víctor Duplá
Screenplayers: Tatiana Rodríguez, Macu Machín
Producers: Luis Renart, Luisa Romeo
Production companies: Bendita Films, Frida Films

With the support of:

Canarias Avanza con Europa
Gobierno de Canarias
Proexca para Canarias
Unión Europea
ICEX - España Exportación e Inversiones