Natalia Cabral (Dominican Republic) and Oriol Estrada (Spain) met in Cuba while studying cinema at the International School of Film and TV of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV). After graduation, they founded the production company Faula Films and co-directed the documentary feature film “You and Me”, world premiere at the prestigious Visions du Réel and winner of numerous awards including the award for best documentary feature at Trinidad Tobago FF, special jury prize at Cartagena IFF, exhibition award at Margenes IFF, among others.
Site of Sites (2016)
You and Me (2014)
You and Me (Orig.) / 2014 / Dominican Republic / 85 min
The Mrs., an old widow and Aridia, a young maid, live together in a house filled with orchids in the center of Santo Domingo. Aridia cleans, the Mrs. gardens, and when work is slow, they can share some gossip. But sometimes, the atmosphere gets tense: the Mrs. wakes up grumpy, she blames Aridia and when Aridia tries to defend herself, the Mrs. has to remind her “where her place is”; in time, they end up not talking to each other...