In Memoriam Biel

In Memoriam Biel

26th TIDF: World Premiere

The poet Gabriel Ferrater – or Biel, as his friends called him – grew up during one of the most turbulent times in Spanish history. Shortly after his birth, there was a coup d’état; before he even turned 10, the king abdicated and Spain became a Republic; as he was entering adolescence, the police imprisoned his father for politically supporting an independent Catalan republic, and two years later, a terrible civil war broke out. During his childhood, Biel is barely aware of what is happening. He is a gifted child who learns to read and write at home. However, the radicalization of the political and social clashes taking place around him turns Biel into a witness of horror. The story of a teenage boy through the most violent years in the history of Spain, years that will lead to the disenchantment with which Gabriel Ferrater and other members of his generation perceive the human condition.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIDF26.

Direction: Santi Suárez Baldris
Script: Santi Suárez Baldris, Mariona Guiu Pont
Cinematography: Ariadna Relea Ventura
Editing: Mariona Guiu Pont
Sound: Verònica Font Ayala
Music: Patrícia Ortín Prades
Actors: Pere Arquillué, Biel Castaño
Production: Un Capricho de Producciones
Producers: Belén Sánchez Silvero, Santi Suárez Baldrís, Queralt Pons Serra
Executive producer: Belén Sánchez Silvero
Format: DCP
Color: Color, B&W
Production Country: Spain
Production Year: 2024
Duration: 69'
Contact: Movies for Festivals

Santi Suárez Baldris


2007 ...y gracias (short fiction)
2010 Entendido cero (short fiction)
2011 Inquietante (short fiction)
2017 Children of the Jungle (TV)
2019 It’s in the Air (TV)
2022 The Skin of the Walls (TV)
2024 In Memoriam Biel