Sony Pictures has unveiled the final poster of The grandmother, the new horror film by Paco Plaza starring the debutant Almudena Amor and the Brazilian actress Vera Valdez, which will hit theaters throughout Spain on October 22, 2021.
After passing through the Official Section of the San Sebastián Film Festival, ‘La Abuela’ will begin her international career by appearing at the London Film Festival (BFI London Film Festival) and will also be present at the next edition of the Film Festival of Sitges.
Produced by Enrique López Lavigne for Apache Films, in association with Atresmedia Cine and Sony Pictures International Productions, and with the participation of Atresmedia and Amazon Prime Video, the film has a script by Carlos Vermut from an original idea by Paco Plaza. The film is co-produced by Les Films du Worso (France). The film will be available on Amazon Prime Video after passing through theaters.
Susana (Almudena Amor) has to leave her life in Paris working as a model to return to Madrid. His grandmother Pilar (Vera Valdez) has just suffered a stroke. Years ago, when Susana’s parents died, her grandmother raised her as her own daughter. Susana needs to find someone to take care of Pilar, but what should be only a few days with her grandmother, will end up turning into a terrifying nightmare.
Paco Plaza (Valencia, 1973) is one of the essential figures of genre cinema in our country. Creator with Jaume Balagueró of the saga ‘[REC]’, his film’ Verónica ‘(2017) received 7 nominations for the Goya Awards and an important international box office and critical success. In 2019, Plaza premiered ‘Who kills iron’, which received 3 nominations for the Spanish Film Academy awards.