Retorno a Hansala


1h 35m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Martin owns a funeral home in Algeciras, Spain, right on the Strait of Gibraltar. He has been struggling financially, so when the Spanish police recruit his services after a number of bodies are found on a nearby shore, he accepts the call. One of the dead men clenches a piece of paper with a teleph

Film Details

Also Known As
Return to Hansala
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Moonlight Films; Music Video Distribution; Wanda Visión S.A.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Martin owns a funeral home in Algeciras, Spain, right on the Strait of Gibraltar. He has been struggling financially, so when the Spanish police recruit his services after a number of bodies are found on a nearby shore, he accepts the call. One of the dead men clenches a piece of paper with a telephone number, the only clue to the origin of the deceased. It is Leila who comes to identify the corpse of her younger brother. Despite the high cost, she decides to drive back to her Moroccan village with Martin to return her brother's body to her parents, as well as to bring back the clothing of the other dead to see if they can be identified. She is racked with guilt, as she was the one who sent her brother the money for the dangerous voyage. Together, Leila and Martin begin a journey that will change their lives forever.

Film Details

Also Known As
Return to Hansala
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Moonlight Films; Music Video Distribution; Wanda Visión S.A.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States December 2008

Released in United States September 2008

Released in United States September 2009

Shown at Dubai International Film Festival (Cultural Bridge) December 11-18, 2008.

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Made in Spain) September 18-26, 2009.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 4-13, 2008.

Released in United States September 2008 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 4-13, 2008.)

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (Made in Spain) September 18-26, 2009.)

Released in United States December 2008 (Shown at Dubai International Film Festival (Cultural Bridge) December 11-18, 2008.)