Gracia Querejeta | Drama, Comedy

2014 | 25 minutes | Spain

Ten imprisoned women organize a theater play that might serve both as therapy to their own frustrations and as a way of reintegrating in society.


Ten imprisoned women convicted of different crimes organize a theater play that might serve both as therapy to their own frustrations and as a way of reintegrating in society. Thanks to the play, they will be able to get out of prison and tour villages throughout Spain.

Directed by Gracia Querejeta, one of the most brilliant and profound filmmakers in Spanish cinema, Cordelias was nominated to the Goya Awards for Best fiction short film.

Main credits

Querejeta, Gracia (film director)
Querejeta, Gracia (screenwriter)
Mercero, Santos (screenwriter)
Abuín, Jazmín (actor)
Duque, Aránzazu (actor)
Horcajo, Paqui (actor)

Other credits

Cinematography, Juan Carlos Gómez; editing, Leire Alonso.

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Goya Awards - Best Fiction Short Film; Pasaia Ikuska Short Film Festival - Audience Award; Zaragoza Film Festival - Augusto Award Best Fiction Short Film for Youth Jury; Aguilar de Campo Short Film Festival - Audience Award; Ciutat de Palma Awards - Best Fiction Short Film; Festival Gollut de Ribes de Freser - Audience Gollut Award

DIRECTOR: Gracia Querejeta


YEAR: 2014

GENRE: Drama, Comedy


COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School, High School, College, Adult



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