The Ball (2017)

During a football match with his friends, two kids stole Angel's new ball. Charo, a friend of Angel, says that she knows where one of the thieves lives. Angel and his father go there to try to recover the ball. But things get complicated when Angel's father re... read more

Completed On: 31 Oct, 2017

Duration: 8 min 22 sec

Genres: Fiction, Short

Country: Spain

Director: Fernando G. Pliego

Submitted By: Fernando García

The Ball Poster
During a football match with his friends, two kids stole Angel's new ball. Charo, a friend of Angel, says that she knows where one of the thieves lives. Angel and his father go there to try to recover the ball. But things get complicated when Angel's father realizes that the house owner is the main client of his modest business.
  • Directors
    Fernando G. Pliego
  • Producers
    Fernando G. Pliego
  • Writers
    Fernando G. Pliego
  • Cast
    Gabriel Segovia
  • Cast
    Aníbal Fernández Laespada
  • Cast
    Sergio García
  • Cast
    Nacho Sánchez Pascual
  • Cinematographer
    Paula Quintanar
  • Film Type
    Fiction, Short
  • Genres
    Drama,Social,Children,Family
  • Runtime
    8 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date
    31 Oct, 2017
  • Production Budget
    3000 USD
  • Country of Origin
    Spain
  • Country of Filming
    Spain
  • Film Language
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format
    MP4 - 4K - 25 fps
  • Aspect Ratio
    16:9
  • Film Color
    Color
  • Student Project
    No
  • First-time Filmmaker
    No

THE FILMY MONKS FILM FESTIVAL
India
Mumbai
10/23/2020
Official Selection

INDO AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF WORLD CINEMA
India
Mumbai
10/23/2020
Official Selection

Short To The Point
Romania
11/24/2018
Romanian Premiere
Awarded as Best Short for Children

Concurso de cortometrajes Picarral
Spain
Zaragoza
11/21/2018
Second Award as Best Shortfilm

Zinetxiki Zinemaldia
Spain
Bilbao
10/01/2018
Official Selection

EMANA INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE AUTOR DE LUGO
Spain
Lugo
09/02/2018
Official Selection

XI Edizione Corto e Cultura Film Festival nelle Mura di Manfredonia
Italy
Manfredonia
07/17/2018
Awarded as Best International ShortFilm

KINOLUB. Internation Festivals for Children and Young People
Poland
Krakow
06/08/2018
Poland Premiere
Official Selection

El poder de la imagen (Image Power)
Spain
Puente San Miguel
05/11/2018
Second Award as Best Shortfilm

Iberofest
Colombia
Bogotá
03/16/2018
Best Iberoamerican Short

IX Edizione Festival del Cinema Corto Corrente
Italy
Rome
01/12/2017
Italian Premiere
Official Selection

FESTIVAL INTERNAZIONALE DEL CINEMA POVERO
Italy
Ispra
09/20/0201
Two distinctions: PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD, SPECIAL MENTION UNI3

Gozo Film Festival
Malta
Victoria
08/24/0201
Malta Premiere
Official Selection

2 Reviews
  • Very well depicted. Best Wishes!!!

    08 Oct, 2020

    Subarna  Chatterjee
    Response from Project Creater:

    Thanks, Subarna. Regards!

    09 Oct, 2020
  • Good conecpt. Good Luck!!

    08 Oct, 2020

    Katelynn  Peterson
    Response from Project Creater:

    Thank you very much, Katelynn

    08 Oct, 2020
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  • Best Family Shorts
  • Cinema Povero - Special Mention
  • Cinema Povero - People's Choice Award
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