Maybe Someday

She doesn't have much time, but she made a promise and she's going to keep it. A melodrama with beautiful music to highlight a story of love and dedication set both in the past and present.

(Film includes burned-in English subtitles)
IMDb page: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7287730/

  • Sadie Duarte
    Director
  • Sadie Duarte
    Writer
  • Sadie Duarte
    Producer
  • Amelia Rius
    Key Cast
  • Inma Chopo
    Key Cast
  • Natalia Gomara
    Key Cast
  • Juan Vives
    Key Cast
  • Alain Ágreda
    Key Cast
  • Merrick Wells
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Quizás un Día
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Melodrama
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 4, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    4,500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Spain
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Muestra de Cortometrajes Aragoneses
    Zaragoza
    Spain
    Official selection
  • FIC - ESMI
    Buenos Aires
    Argentina
    Official selection
  • Visualízame
    Jaén
    Spain
    Official selection
  • Fesancor
    Santiago de Chile
    Chile
    Official selection
  • MedFF
    Syracuse, Sicily
    Italy
    Giulio Penzo's Award (Winner) (Merrick Wells - Composer)
  • Barcelona Planet Film Festival
    Barcelona
    Spain
    Best Actress (Amelia Rius) (Winner), Best Narrative Film (Official Selection), Best Trailer (Official Selection)
  • Festival for Drama and Family
    Toronto
    Canada
    Official Selection
  • Aab International Film Festival
    Moga
    India
    Official Selection
  • Virgin Spring Cinefest
    Kolkata
    India
    Honorable Mention: Women's Film
  • AltFF Alternative Film Festival
    Toronto
    Canada
    Best Actress: Amelia Rius (Winner)
  • Top Indie Film Awards
    Tokyo
    Japan
    Best Twist (Winner), Best Music (Merrick Wells - Nominee), Best Writing (Sadie Duarte - Nominee), Best Actress (Inma Chopo - Nominee)
Director Biography - Sadie Duarte

Born in Zaragoza (Spain), Sadie Duarte is an award-winning filmmaker, writer/screenwriter and producer who holds a B.A. in English Studies at UNED, an M.A. in Textual and Cultural Studies in English Language (British & Hollywood Cinema) at University of Zaragoza and an MA in Film Direction and Production of TV Shows (University San Jorge). She has three novels for young adults published: Alas Para Soñar (Certeza, 2001), Souls of Fire (Libros Certeza, 2013) and Recordando Bethlem (Certeza, 2016). Sadie Duarte has received eleven literary & academic awards and also works as a teacher of English & a translator. In fact, she translated into Spanish Ia Uaro’s book Sydney’s Song (La Canción de Sydney) and wrote the English subtitles for director Jorge Aparicio’s short film Cuatro Veintes (Four by Twenty) and El Morico.

DMUS is the first short musical film that Sadie Duarte wrote, directed and produced with two teams working together in Spain and USA. It’s an international project to promote artists from different countries, actors & musicians which has already got many official selections, 19 awards for Best Indie Filmmaker (Sadie Duarte) and Best Score (Jesús Calderón) at Top Shorts in Los Angeles, Best Musical at Oniros Film Awards (Italy), Best Score (Jesús Calderón) at Festigious (Los Angeles), Best Supporting Actress (Tiffany Daniels) and Best Original Score (Jesus Calderón) at Melbourne City International Film Awards, Best Ensemble (Honorable Mention) at Los Angeles Film Awards, Best Ensemble at the Actors Awards, Best Supporting Actress - Bahia Gold at the Actors Awards, Best Woman Filmmaker at Barcelona Planet Film Festival, Best Woman Filmmaker at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA), Best Music at AltFF in Toronto (Canada) - it includes music by multi award-winning composer Jesus Calderón -, Best Woman Director at the European Cinematography Awards (Warsaw, Poland), Best Musical Short Film and Special Mention: Original Music (J. Calderón) at the Five Continents International Film Festival (Venezuela), Honorable Mentions: Best Indie Filmmaker (Sadie Duarte) and Best Original Score (Jesús Calderón) at the Global Film Festival Awards in Los Angeles. DMUS is the first Spanish musical film shot in English language which made it onto IMDb.

In 2017, Sadie also wrote, directed and produced the melodrama Quizás un Día (Maybe Someday - in Spanish language with English subtitles) which recently got several official selections, won the Giulio Penzo Award at MedFF in Sicily (Italy) in January 2018, won Best Actress - Amelia Rius at Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Spain) in January 2018. Maybe Someday won an Honorable Mention: Women's Film at Virgin Spring Cinefest in India (June 2018), Best Actress (Amelia Rius) at AltFF Alternative Film Festival in Toronto (Canada) in September 2019, Best Twist at Top Indie Film Awards (Tokyo, Japan) in January 2020.

Sadie directed the music video So Far by British singer Daniel Angelus too.

In May 2017, Sadie wrote, directed and produced the comedy film Blown Away (Enchufados) which started touring the festival circuit and stars Spanish celebrities Paco Arévalo and Secun de la Rosa. Blown Away has got 20 awards, for example, Best Comedy at AltFF in Toronto (Canada), Best Duo - Paco Arévalo and Secun de la Rosa at the Actors Awards in Los Angeles (USA), Honorable Mention for Best Ensemble at the New York Film Awards, Best Comedy and Best Supporting Actor - Roberto Millán at Festigious (Los Angeles), Best Supporting Actor - Pablo Escamilla at the Creation International Film Festival in Ottawa (Canada), Best Ensemble at Top Shorts (Los Angeles), Award of Merit: Best Comedy Short at the Cinema WorldFest Awards in Canada (March 2018), Best Comedy Film at the European Cinematography Awards in Poland, Best Comedy Short, Best Actor: Paco Arévalo, Best Acting Ensemble and Best Female Director: Sadie Duarte at the Independent Shorts Awards in Los Angeles (USA).

She has other projects in the pipeline like the movie When the Music Stops Playing (2019) which has already received 18 international awards and a full-feature movie based on her novel Recordando Bethlem (Remembering Bethlehem).
In her spare time, Sadie Duarte works as a freelance journalist, writing reviews and articles and helping artists to promote their works in magazines like Punk Globe (Los Ángeles, USA).

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Stand up and fight for your dreams because everything is possible.