NOCTURNA: SIDE A - The Great Old Man's Night
Gonzalo Calzada
Thriller Drama 104'
Argentina
Spanish (ENG Subs)
AWARDS: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor & Best Editing - Screamfest FF 2021
Best Latin American Feature, Best Director, Best Actress & Best Actor - Curtas FF 2021
Audience Award & Best Actor - Terror Molins FF 2021 Best Actor & Best Actress - Fantaspoa FF 2021 Best Actor - Santiago Horror FF 2021 Best Feature - Macabro FF 2021
FESTIVALS: Fracvis FF 2021, BARS 2021, Mar de Plata FF 2021, Terror Molins FF 2021, Curtas FF 2021, Celluloid Screams FF 2021, Screamfest FF 2021, Santiago Horror FF 2021, FrightFest FF 2021, Macabro FF 2021, Shanghai FF 2021, Fantaspoa FF 2021

Ulysses is a hundred-year-old man, he lives alone and is on the verge of death. The last night of his life, he will experience something that will force him to rethink his past, his present and his view about his reality.

From Gonzalo Calzada, an astonishing tour de force reflection on the twilight years as a unique opportunity for redemptive connection with the truth of one’s being. Ulysses is 100 years old and lives alone on the verge of death. On this, the last night of his life, he experiences something forcing him to rethink his past, his present and his reality. Tortured by guilty remorse and confused by his senile dementia, he must make a last ditch effort to embrace his demise in freedom or become a soul in sorrow for eternity.
London FrightFest

"Weaves memory and nightmare into a haunting tale of loneliness and regret"
- Jeanette Catsoulis, Critic's Pick of the Week Jan 2022 Review (The New York Times)

"So emotionally charged that it's hard to control the tears from a very early point"
- Martin Unsworth, Frightfest 2021 Review (Starburst)

"Falling somewhere between Michael Haneke's Amour and Florian Zeller's The Father"
- Anton Bitel, Ten picks from FrightFest 2021 (Sight and Sound)

"Few horror thrillers have struck an emotional chord like Nocturna has"
- Andrew Mack, Fantaspoa 2021 Review (Screen Anarchy)

"Nocturna" is headlined by Argentine actor and playwright Pepe Soriano, a 50-year industry veteran, three-time Argentine Critics Association Award-winner, Spanish Academy Goya Award nominee for his role as Franco's double in "Wait for Me in Heaven," and Valladolid best actor winner for his work in "El ultimo tren." Marilu Marini, a star of French genre films from the '70s and '80s, plays opposite Soriano in a continuation of her career renaissance which includes 2017's "Los Que Aman Odian," Argentina's 2020 Oscar submission "The Sleepwalkers" and Netflix's French series "Vampires."
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