Lucia Sanchez

*1969, Spain. Lives and works in Paris, France.

An actress in theater and film, Lucia Sanchez also produces films. Her first three short films: The hands of violet, Naps, Salome! which was awarded in several festivals and on television, and then, after a stay at the Film School in Havana, documentaries. In 2002 she directed Las amigas followed by Pick-up, a film without words on a resort in southern Spain (window-Arte) and most recently Profanations an essay on the memories of a Catholic education. She is currently preparing a long footage of fiction.

Sanchez Pick up

Pick up / France / 2004 / 45' / 4:3

Exploring the voice of a non-narrative cinema and banning commentary, Pick up reveals the small seaside resort of Benidorm as a multi-faceted and extravagant place, both funny and disturbing.