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Olivia, Eloy, Guille and Anna travel to Berlin to visit by surprise their friend Comas who turns 35 years old. He doesn’t receive them as they expected, and during the weekend their contradictions emerge and friendship is put to the test. Together they will discover that time and distance can change everything.
After getting a degree in Art History by the UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), and having coursed a master in Cultural Management in 2000, Elena Trapé entered the ESCAC (Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya) determined to be a film director.
In 2004 she graduated in Cinema Direction with the project I don’t want the night, for which she received several awards. Pyjamas (2008) was her second short film (GijÓn Film Festival, Valencia Cinema Jove Festival, etc).
The downfall was her first TV film, shot in summer 2008 and nominated on the best TV film category at the 2009 Gaudí’s awards.
In 2010 her first feature film, Blog, was released at the San Sebastian International Film Festival (Zabaltegi Section) winning the Otra Mirada Award and nominated as Best Breakout Director at the CEC Prizes (Circle of Cinematographic Critics).
In 2015 she directed the documentary Palabras, Mapas, Secretos y Otras cosas, about the cinema director Isabel Coixet, premiered in Malaga Film Festival 2015. Professionally she combines the development of her own fiction projects and the advertisement direction in different productions companies.
Distances is her second feature film.