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While at home in her apartment with her own mother in Spain, a woman gets a phone call from her six-year-old son, who's on holiday in France with his father. Every parent's nightmare ensues.

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Rodrigo Sorogoyen
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Marta Nieto ... Marta
Blanca Apilánez Blanca Apilánez ... Madre
Álvaro Balas Álvaro Balas ... Iván
Miriam Correa Miriam Correa ... Policía
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While at home in her apartment with her own mother in Spain, a woman gets a phone call from her six-year-old son, who's on holiday in France with his father. Every parent's nightmare ensues.

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¡Que Horror!
30 November 2019 | by Screen_O_GenicSee all my reviews

A woman goes through her daily routine until she receives a call from her 6 year old son. What transpires as an affectionate conversation between mother and son turns into a nightmare as the reality of the situation unfolds. A sterling story with topnotch acting especially by lead actress Marta Nieto as the hysteric mother who tries to keep her sanity together as the mounting horror engulfing her life escalates with each painful second. A tense and gripping thriller that's all too real, this is perhaps the best short ever made.


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Spanish

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22 April 2020 (France) See more »

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Madrid, Spain See more »

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