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175 Ratings

El mar

Directed by Agustí Villaronga
Spain, 2000
Drama, Gay & Lesbian, Horror


Raw, surrealist, homoerotic and sometimes violent melodrama – a highlight of Agustí Villaronga’s oeuvre. Mallorca 1936: a mass execution by fascists is witnessed by three children who subsequently take revenge. A decade later, they meet in a sanatorium.

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El mar
Directed by Agustí Villaronga

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2000 | Golden Berlin Bear

2000 | 2 wins including: Manfred Salzgeber Award

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2011 | Signals: Villaronga

Chicago International Film Festival

2000 | Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

Goya Awards

2001 | 2 nominations including: Best New Actress

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