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Carmen & Lola
Archived: Carmen & Lola (2018)

director: Arantxa Echevarría

composer: Nina Aranda
With: Moreno Borja, Rafaela León, Zaira Morales, a.o.

duration: 103 minutes
LGBTQ, Romance

Gala Premières and special events

"Carmen lives in a gypsy community in the suburbs of Madrid. Like every other woman she has ever met, she is destined to live a life that is repeated generation after generation: getting married and raising as many children as possible. But one day she meets Lola, an uncommon gypsy who dreams about going to university, draws bird graffiti and likes girls." (Cineuropa)

"Echevarría elicits fine, naturalistic performances from the mostly non-professional cast, and the two leads are likable presences who definitely have chemistry together. Drawing on the talents within the local Roma community, the film features lashings of terrific performances featuring flamenco-Roma style music, especially in the scenes set in the local Catholic church where the flock praise Jesus with acoustic guitars and harmonic vocals." (The Hollywood Reporter)


director: Arantxa Echevarría
composer: Nina Aranda
producer: Arantxa Echevarría, Pilar Sanchez Diaz
screenplay: Arantxa Echevarría
Editor: Renato Sanjuán
Cinematography: Pilar Sánchez Díaz

production company: Tvtec servicios audiovisuales

More info

dialogue: Spanish
subtitles: Dutch/Eng subt.
country: Spain
year: 2018


ARANTXA ECHEVARRIA: Panchito (2010, short), Cuestión de pelotas (2010), De noche y de pronto (2012, short), Don Enrique de Guzmán (2012, short), Yo, presidenta (2015, short), El solista de la orquesta (2015, short), El último bus (2016, short), The Last Bus (2016, short), 7 from Etheria (2017), Carmen & Lola (2018).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85


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