Crítica de ‘Ama’Pepa y Leire, personajes principales de AmaLa desidealización de la maternidadSin ayuda de nada ni de nadieConclusión de ‘Ama’
Título original: Ama
Tamara Casellas (Pepa)
Leire Marin Vara (Leila)
Estefanía de los Santos (Rosario)
Ana Turpin (Ade)
Manuel de Blas (Carlos)
Pablo Gómez (Diego)
Chema del Barco
Duración: 90 min.
Director: Júlia De Paz Solvas
Guion: Nuria Dunjó, Júlia De Paz Solvas
Fotografía: Sandra Roca
Música: Martín Sorozabal
Género: Drama. Maternidad
Love It”s the first movie of Julia de Paz Solvas presented in the Official Section from feature films in Festival de Málaga 24 2021. 90-minute Spanish film made in 2021 with a script by Nuria Dunió it”s from Julia de Paz Solvas.
produced by La Dalia Films is the conversion into feature film of a short film that was his End of Degree in the project ESCAC (Superior School of Cinema and Audiovisual of Catalonia). It addresses the issue of young single mothers with children struggling to raise them. Theatrical release scheduled for July 16th of 2021. Was chosen as the winner Fierce Dark Gate Award for the best film in competition in the official section of the Festival de Málaga 2021.
Love tells the story of many women exposed alone to mythical motherhood. After several warnings, Ade throws her friend Pepa out of her house and she finds herself on the street with Leila, her six-year-old daughter. With no one to help them, Pepa and Leila will struggle alone to find a place to live. Faced with each obstacle, they will undertake a search that will also imply a rapprochement within their relationship that was practically non-existent and distant before. A new bond will be created between mother and daughter, where error and de-idealization will take their place. (Filmmax)
pepa, Casellas date, is a somewhat off-center young mother who lives in precarious conditions with her six-year-old daughter Leila, Leire Marin Vara. they live in the house of ade, Ana turpin, a friend of pepa that after several warnings for not taking good care of her daughter ends up throwing them out of the house.
pepa She worked on what came out, sometimes leaving her daughter alone and feeding her sandwiches.
after being on the street pepa Relies on friends and family but without success, having to sleep in a hostel and even on the beach.
The film does not accommodate the character of pepa, disorganized and sometimes irresponsible. He questions their way of life in their permanent uncertainty and forced nomadism.
Casellas date makes an excellent interpretation of the dramatic character of this mother in permanent economic and emotional crisis. She could very well win the best actress award at this festival for her outstanding work as an actress.
For the actress, it is very important to make the best possible interpretation so as not to judge the character so as not to fall into stereotypes. The book repentant mothers from orna donath it was shocking to the director Julia De Paz Solvas for the review of cultural myths of motherhood.
Love throughout the film is mainly based on the close relationship between mother and daughter. A relationship that oscillates between initial detachment and later symbiosis.
At the press conference at Malaga Festival the director highlighted the symbolism of water as purification of the two main characters. Scenes filmed on the beach, bathing in the house or immersing in the sea.
Alicante coastline locations to show their emotional connections with the sea well portrayed by the luminous photography of. Sandra Roca.
Love She boldly tackles motherhood with a well-crafted script. He portrays her without the frequent idealizations with which literature and cinema have treated him. This demystifies his exaltation and sharply exposes the harshness of being a single parent.
A great performance highlights the courage and anger of a single mother who, with hardly any supplies or other support, survives on her own. Her family turns her back on her, so after a brief stay, she chooses to leave again, feeling misunderstood.
As the doors close in parallel, he strengthens his relationship with his daughter. The search for housing and income becomes full of barriers and difficulties due to people”s lack of solidarity.
The film describes the long chain of incidents of pepa Y Leila in precarious housing and temporary jobs. Love it breaks many archetypes, myths and prejudices about motherhood.
It features the hard daily struggle to survive with the immediate goal of the next meal and the much-needed roof for sleep the next night. Surviving day to day and always carrying the light luggage of the essentials.
This is not an obstacle in describing the union between mother and daughter or in showing the girl”s reactions to frequent deficiencies and setbacks.
A great first film by the director with low budget and sobriety, but with great care with the script and interpretation.
Your boss”s misunderstanding Carlos, Manuel de blas, contempt in front of other young club flyer distributors Penelope about benidorm. Her mother”s criticism and rejection also undermine her emotional stability. As when they do not respect your accommodation reservation made with prior payment.
At the beginning pepa he doesn”t care about the girl he sees as an obstacle in his life and who he hardly meets emotionally. Then, given the rejections and criticisms received, he starts to serve her better and dedicate the affection he previously received.
The new approach that the film brings Love on motherhood focuses attention on the fall of traditional myths about how to be a mother. It also shows how personal conceptions of identity, the relationship with the daughter and other ways of living motherhood can evolve.
Guilt, mistakes, regret, loneliness, rejection, etc. They beat throughout the film concluding that each motherhood is experienced differently.
The film”s crew is largely female in an intentionally premeditated way. She contributes her visions of young women who claim another way to be a more autonomous woman.
Filming was interrupted by closures and perimeter restrictions due to the first few months of the pandemic. They took advantage of the break to redo some sequences and redefine parts of the film.
Julia De Paz Solvas is a new director of just 26 years old, a student of social education and motivated by new ways of being a woman. There are projects to continue working on the protest line started with this film. He understands cinema as a form of militancy to evolve.
Love It is the young director”s first film Julia De Paz Solvas which takes the opportunity to approach the theme of motherhood with courage and without sentimentality. She escapes from ideals to show with realism and rawness the daily life of a lonely young mother who is trying to make her six-year-old daughter advance.
the most remarkable of Love It”s a very well-designed script and the actress”s great interpretation Casellas date in the character of pepa. Omnipresent main protagonist together with a spontaneous and whimsical Leila.
Simple film but with a great drama and the treatment of the maternity check-up is very interesting. Reflecting and debating on what has been seen will enrich our attitudes and personalities in parenting relationships.
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