Nacho and Sandra are a couple who had a promising future, but are now faced with frustration in a society in crisis where nothing remains the same.
After more than eighty awards with his four short Films, 'Tomorrow is not another day', 'In the hale', 'Take me somewhere else' and 'May 23', David Martín de los Santos has written and directed his first feature film, 'That Was Life'. It has just premiered almost simultaneously in the Official Selection of the 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival and the 17th European Festival of Seville. The script was supported by ICAA-Ministry of Culture, Comunidad de Madrid and selected at MadridCrealab, La Ventana del Cine de Madrid, Small is Biútiful -Espagnolas in París (Comission du Film d'llle de France and the Cannes Film Festival), Meditalents and it won the Best Project award at the Almeria lnternational Film Festival. lt also received an honorable mention in the X Julio Alejandro SGAE Award.
He also written and directed the documentaries '¿Generación Perdida?' and 'Neither alive nor dead' for TVE, as well as 'The Sleeping lsland', awarded at the Barcelona and Lyon Film Festivals. All of his short films have been supported by cultural institutions and received many awards. All were selected at Alcine and have obtained up to ten awards, only in this festival.
''La vida era eso'' (2020) / "23 de mayo" (2016) / "Mañana no es otro día" (2015) / "¿Generación perdida?" (2011) / "Ni vivos ni muertos" (2011) / "En el hoyo" (2006) / "La isla durmiente" (2005) / "Llévame a otro sitio" (2004)
Mejor Producción Nacional por ''Llévame a otro sitio'', Festival Internacional de Cortos de Almería (España) 2014