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The First Night of My Life

La primera noche de mi vida

Directed by Miguel Albaladejo
Spain, France, 1998


A Spanish social worker (Juanjo Martinez) and his pregnant spouse (Leonor Watling) head out for a New Year’s Eve party in Madrid. But when they miss catching a ride with the wife’s father, a series of missed connections, mishaps and misunderstandings follows.

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The First Night of My Life Directed by Miguel Albaladejo

Awards & Festivals

Mar del Plata International Film Festival

1998 | 2 wins including: Best Film (FIPRESCI Prize)

1998 | 2 special mentions

Goya Awards

1999 | Nominee: Best New Director

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