THE IRISH PRISONER (2015)
Directed by Marcela Silva y Nasute and Carlos Jaureguialzo
Run time 103 minutes
1806. The British invasions have failed. The prisoners are moved across the country. Conor, an Irish soldier recruited by the British Army, falls in love with Luisa, a young widow who refuses to leave her land and resists in loneliness the ravages of war . A love story involved in the revolutionary atmosphere of the Independence Wars. THE IRISH PRISONER is about the courage of women who were left alone, about home and freedom.
FESTIVAL SCREENINGS / AWARDS
Santiago Adano, Music Composer.
Today is Tomorrow Section
Marcela Silva y Nasute and Carlos María Jaureguialzo (1966)
Producer and scriptwriter, in 2001 Marcela Silva y Nasute performed the executive production of the film “Tres Pájaros”, directed by Carlos María Jaureguialzo, who has a broad experience as assistant of direction, scriptwriter and producer. In 2012 they produced “Matrimonio”, directed by Carlos María Jaureguialzo, scripted by Marcela Silva y Nasute. In 2013, she won the competition San Luis Cine with the script “El Prisionero Irlandés”, produced and co-directed with Carlos Jaureguialzo and released in 2015.