The Rye Horn

| Drama

Illa de Arousa, 1971. Maria is a woman who earns her living by seafood. She is also known on the island for helping other women in childbirth with special dedication and care. After an unexpected event, she is forced to flee and begins a dangerous journey that will make her fight for her survival. Seeking her freedom, Maria decides to cross the border by one of the smuggling routes between Galicia and Portugal.

Year

2023

Production

Esnatu Zinema, Miramemira, Elástica Films, Bando Aparte & Bulletproof Cupid

Direction

Jaione Camborda

Screenplay

Jaione Camborda

Editing

Cristóbal Fernández

Photo

Rui Poças

Sound

Sergio Silva & David Machado

Executive production

Andrea Vázquez, Jaione Camborda & María Zamora

Cast

Janet Novas, Carla Rodríguez, Julia Gómez & Diego Anido.

With the participation of
  • ICAA
  • AGADIC
  • Eurimages
  • Ibermedia
  • RTVE
  • Televisión de Galicia
  • Radio Televisión Portuguesa
  • Movistar+
In collaboration with
  • La Incubadora
  • Ikusmira Berriak
  • Toronto FilMaker Lab
Film Festivals
  • Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF. Section Platform
  • 71 Festival San Sebastián. SSIFF. Sección Oficial
  • Curtocircuíto. Festival Internacional de Cinema
  • London Film Festival. BFF
  • Busan International Film Fest
  • Tokyo International Film Fest
  • Mumbai Film Festival
  • Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival
  • International Crime and Punishment Film Festival
  • Havana Film Festival
  • Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers
  • Film Festival Oostende
  • Pune International Film Festival
  • Goteborg International Film Festival
  • Punta Film Festival
Awards
  • 7 Awards at the XXII Mestre Mateo Awards: Award for Best film, Best screenplay and Best director
  • 38º Goya Awards 2024 - Goya Award for Best New Actress: Janet Novás.
  • XI Días de Cine Awards - Somos Cine Award 2023.
  • Festival San Sebastián 2023 - Golden Shell for Best Film
  • OUFF | Festival de Cine Internacional de Ourense - Best director Award OUFF 2023
  • OUFF | Festival de Cine Internacional de Ourense - Best Galician Film Award OUFF 2023