20,000 Species of Bees12A

Directed by Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren | Spain | 2023 | 2h 8m | Spanish w/ English subtitles | Starring Sofía Otero, Patricia López Arnaiz, Ane Gabarain, Itziar Lazkano, Sara Cozar

During a summer in the Basque Country, eight-year-old Coco begins to comes to terms with her identity. As the days pass, she explores her femininity alongside the women of her family, while her well-meaning mother Ane goes through an identity crisis of her own. With its beautifully bucolic setting, Estibaliz Urresola’s delicate debut features an award-winning performance from its young star Sofía Otero (Best Leading Performance, Berlin Film Festival 2022).

Reviews

‘Sofía Otero won the Silver Bear for best lead performance at the Berlin Film Festival this year at the age of just nine. To achieve that, it surely needs to be one of the best moppet turns of all time — and I think it quite possibly is.’
★★★★★
James Saynor, The Arts Desk

‘With this gentle, empathic picture, Urresola joins a conversation that usually plays out as a screaming match, and tones it down to a murmur.’
★★★★
Wendy Ide, The Observer

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