Silence Please

Silence Please

Carlos Villafaina
Based on an experience of the director, “Silence please” tells the story of two brothers Dani is a young neighborhood guy from a humble house. He works in a warehouse and wishes things were easier for him and his family. He lives with his mother and brother, Javier, who suffers from cerebral palsy. Javier is working on an intership on the neighbrhood library, but a little incident disrupts the family routine.
Director. Barcelona, 1991. After having graduated in criminology at the Universidad Autónoma of Barcelona, he gave a turn to his professional career to start cinema studies at ESCAC, currently majoring in Direction. After having collaborated in various audiovisuals projects as part of a University assignment he directed Silencio por favor (2017). Raïm shot in 16 mm stands out among some other of his students projects.

Roel de Oro 31 Semana de Cine de Medina del Campo (España)

Premio al Mejor Cortometraje Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Gau Laburra (España)

Segundo Premio y Mención Especial 28º Certamen de Cortometrajes de Carabanchel (España)

Premio ‘Otero’ del Público al Mejor Cortometraje 27ª Muestra de Cine Internacional de Palencia (España)

Segundo Premio. Brain Film Fest. Premio Solé Tura 2018 (España)

  • Original title Silencio por favor
  • Director Carlos Villafaina
  • Duration 17
  • Production year 2017
  • Aspect 2:35:1
  • Format DCP
  • Category Short Film
  • Subcategory Fiction
  • Gender Drama
  • Nationality Spain
  • Producer Carlos Villafaina Pelaez
  • Dialogue language Spanish
  • Subtitle language English
  • Intérpretes David López, Javier Villafaina, Marta Bren, Francesc Vila, Silvia Esquivel