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Two women relax by a body of water in reclined chairs, shaded by a tree.

Foremost by Night Sobre todo de noche

  Víctor Iriarte

  Spain, Portugal, France     109 minutes


When Vera was young, she gave her infant son up for adoption. Years later, she begins a seemingly futile search to find him. When Cora was young, she adopted a young boy, Egoz, after she was told she could not have children of her own. Now the two women’s lives, each a mirror of the other, unite as Egoz is about to turn 18 and their paths finally cross.

A road trip crossing northern Spain, a caper heist, and the discovery of a new family merge into a striking and stylized contemporary noir. Foremost by Night is a masterfully choreographed and ever-surprising examination of the nature of motherhood, and the threads that connect those who search for each other across time and space.

 Spanish with subtitles 

Screenings & Events


Film Credits

  •   Isaki Lacuesta, Isa Campo, Tamara García, Katixa De Silva, Valérie Delpierre, Víctor Iriarte
  •   Isa Campo, Andrea Queralt, Víctor Iriarte
  •   Ana Pfaff
  •   Pablo Paloma
  •   Lola Dueñas, Ana Torrent, Manuel Egozkue
  •   Maite Arroitajauregi
  •   La Termita, Atekaleun, CSC Films, Inicia Films
  •   http://www.alphaviolet.com/sobre-todo-de-noche-foremost-by-night/


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