Director
Sergi Pérez

Filmography
(selected)
2005 El buen aviador/The Good Aviator
2007 Vestido Nuevo/New Dress
2009 Teen Age Riot
2014 El camino más largo para volver a casa/The Long Way Home

Biography
He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and graduated from the ESCAC as a film director. His thesis short film, The Good Aviator, was selected in festivals like San Sebastián. In 2007, New Dress premiered and won awards at many festivals, as well as a nomination for an Oscar in the student category. His commercial work has been recognized with FIAP’s Silver Sun award and he was selected as a Cannes Young Talent in 2008. Since 2006 he has been teaching at the ESCAC, and since 2012 in the Sciences of Communication Department of the UIC. The Long Way Ηome is his first feature film.

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The Long Way Home / Sergi Pérez

One morning Joel wakes up to find his wife’s dog, Elvis, half dead. This forces him out of his home, something he has avoided for a long time. After leaving his keys inside he spends the day desperately trying to get back into the haven of his flat, which up until now had seemed like his personal prison, away from a world he fears and cannot forgive.


Director:Sergi Pérez
Script:Sergi Pérez, Eric Navarro, Roger Padilla
Cinematography:Julián Elizalde, Bet Rourich
Editing:Liana Artigal
Sound:Agost Alustiza
Music:Àlex Sardà
Costumes:Εster Palaudàries
With:Borja Espinosa (Plats Bruts), Miki Esparbé, Sara Espígul
World Sales:Niu D’Indi, Spain Τ. +34 936 241 986 hola@niudindi.com www.niudindi.com
Production Design:Teresa Caballero
Producer:Sergi Pérez, Eduard Broto, Aritz Cirbián
Production:Niu D’Indi, Spain Τ. +34 936 241 986 hola@niudindi.com www.niudindi.com
Production Country:Spain
Format:DCP Color
Duration:85'
Production Year:2014
Awards:
Pepón Coromina Award – Catalan Cinema Academy 2015, Spain
Young Film Award – Abycine Festival 2015, Spain
Best Director, Best Actor – Manchester IFF 2015, UK
Best Feature Film, Best Actor – FIC-CAT, Catalan Cinema IFF 2015, Spain
Best Director, Best Actor – Islantilla Festival 2015, Spain
Best Feature Film – Festival de Cine Pequeño de Aspe 2015, Spain
Screening Schedule
TONIA MARKETAKI:Saturday, November 07, 2015 - 15:30 | ID:134
JOHN CASSAVETES:Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 13:00 | ID:853
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