Ato San Nen


Pedro Collantes




26 min.

Marisa is a widow who lives alone in a small countryside village, with the only company of her dog: Tico. One day, Marisa and Tico receive the unexpected visit of Hiroshi, a Japanese gentleman who claims to be friends with Marisa’s son. Despite not having a common language, Hiroshi and Marisa make efforts to communicate with each other

      Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

      Special Jury Mention

      Grenoble Open Air Short Film Festival

      Best Screenplay and Audience Prizes

      Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia

      Best Actor Award (KENJI YAMAUCHI)

      Encounters film festival of Bristol

      Special Jury Mention

      Semana del Cortometraje de la Comunidad de Madrid

      Madrid en Corto 2018 Award

      Certamen de Cortos de Aviles

      Best Screenplay and Best Actress (MABEL RIVERA) Awards
      Jury and Audience Prizes

      Festival de Cine Independiente de Elche

      "Caja Mediterraneo" Foundation Award

      Festival Ibérico de Cine de Badajoz

      Audience Prize

      "Tous courts" International Short Film Festival of Aix en Provence

      Unifrance International Prize
      Audience Prize

      "Un Festival C'est Trop Court" Short Film Festival of Nice

      Audience Prize

      Cinemator Festival

      Special Mention

      Festival de Cortometrajes de Moralzarzal

      Second Audience Prize

      79 selections including

      Pre-selected for Best Short Film at the César Award 2019
      Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2018
      Mecal Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival 2018
      La Semana de Cine Medina Del Campo 2018 (Spain)
      Brussels Short Film Festival 2018
      Shorts Shorts Film Festival
      "Court en plein air" Film Festival of Grenoble
      Les Arcs Film Festival


      Mabel Rivera
      Kenji Yamauchi
      Carlos Kaniowsky

      Produced by

      Easy Tiger
      Mayi G. Cobo

      In association with

      France 3
      ICAA (Espagne)
      Région Pays de la Loire