Mateo's Mother

España. 2019. Color. 14 min. Ficción. Vídeo.
  • Film Director: Aitor Arregi; José Mari Goenaga Balerdi.
  • Scriptwriter: Aitor Arregi; José Mari Goenaga Balerdi.
  • Cast: Itziar Aizpuru ; Iñigo Aranburu ; Aitziber Garmendia ; Mariasun Pagoaga .
  • Cinematography: Javier Agirre Erauso.
  • Editing: José Mari Goenaga Balerdi; Aritz Moreno.
  • Art director: . Kemen.
  • Music: Pascal Gaigne.
  • Sound: Iñaki Díez.
  • Producer: Xabier Berzosa; Jon Garaño.

After a period of time without seeing his mother, Angel Mari decides to bite the bullet and go and visit her at the nursing home to which she has been admitted. He doesn’t like seeing how his mother has disappeared under the skin of a senile old woman who does not recognize her own children.

Aitor Arregi

The Oñatiarra director has a long history in the world of animation, cinema, documentaries, and in general, audiovisual works. He co-directed with Iñigo Berasategi the animation films as 'Cristobal Molón' or 'Glup', which was selected for the 2004 Goya Awards in the category of Best Animated Film, and in 2007 he directed together with Jose Mari Goenaga the documentary 'Lucio', a project that would also opt for the 2007 Goya Awards in the Best Documentary category. In 2011 he directed with the same director the short film 'Amigo íntimo' which wins the award for best short film at the Creat Rivas festival. Codirects 'Handia' (Arregi and Garaño, 2017), which won 10 Goya Awards and 'Infinite trench' (Arregui, Garaño and Goenaba, 2019)In addition, Arregi has been also a feature film producer.

“La trinchera infinita” (2019) / “Handia”(2017) / "Loreak" (2014) / "Zarautzen erosi" (2014) / "El Método Arrieta" (2013) / "Amigo íntimo" (2011) / "Lucio" (2007) / "Cristobal Molón" (2006) / "Wide Angle" (2004) / "Glup" (2004)

José Mari Goenaga Balerdi

After studying Business, José Mari studied Film Directing at Sarobe. In 2001, he co-founded the production company Moriarti Produkzioak. Apart from the short films he has directed, co-written and co-directed an animated feature film, 'Supertramps' (2004), nominated for the Goya to Best Animated Feature Film in 2005, and the documentary 'Lucio' (2007), premiered at the International Film Festival of San Sebastian and Goya nominee for Best Documentary Feature Film in 2007. Codirects '80 Egunean' (Garaño and Goenaga, 2010), 'Loreak' (Garaño and Goenaga, 2014), nominated for the Goya for Best Film and selected to represent Spain in the Oscars, and 'The EndlessTrench' (Arregui, Garaño and Goenaba, 2019).

"The Infinite Trench" (2019) / "Loreak" (2014) / "Lagun mina" (2011) / "80 Egunean" (2010) / "Lucio" (2007) / "Sintonía" (2005) / "Supertramps" (2004) / "Tercero B" (2002) / "Compartiendo Glenda" (2000)


  • · 11/10/2019 - 17:30 at Teatro Salón Cervantes