Who’s stopping us
A call to change our perception of adolescents and youths; our idea of those born in the early 21st century who have recently reached adulthood; those who now seem guilty of everything as they themselves see their hopes dashed. Somewhere between documentary, fiction and pure testimonial record, the young adolescents show themselves the way they really are, the way we rarely see them, or the way they let us see them: taking advantage of the film camera to show off the best of themselves and renew our trust in the future. Because the young people who speak to us about love, friendship, politics or education refer not only to their own situation, but to the things that always matter to us, at any age.
Born in Madrid in 1981, Jonás Trueba is the author of the feature films Todas las canciones hablan de mí (2010), Los ilusos (2013), Los exiliados románticos (2015) and La reconquista (2016). The fifth, The August Virgin, was distributed in France in 2020.
Los Ilusos Films
Eduardo Castro, Pablo Rivas Leyva
Rafael Berrio, Andrei Mazga, Víctor Perales, Pablo Gavira, Alberto González