The Kiss

The Kiss is the story of Paolo, a museum guard who watches over Rodin's sculpture Le Baiser (The Kiss). Through this daily action of having to watch this eternal kiss, Paolo is confronted with his deeper longing, to experience romantic love. The Kiss explores the magical and mystical relationship that sometimes flourishes between a work of art and the observer.

  • David Preigo
    House of Cards, Little Village
  • David Preigo
    House of Cards, Little Village
  • David Preigo
    House of Cards, Little Village
  • Almudena Monzú
  • Carlos Troya
    Key Cast
  • Lourdes Hernández
    Key Cast
  • Maru Valdivielso
    Key Cast
  • Quique Fernández Villar
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    El Beso
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    Comedy, Romance
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    37,000 EUR
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    Digital 2K - Alexa Classic
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Director Biography - David Preigo

David Priego’s work encompasses screenwriting, film and theater directing. He received his Bachelor in film directing at Columbia College Chicago. His studies in directing have led him to train as an actor with some of the most influential acting teachers such as Fernando Piernas, Juan Carlos Corazza and Susan Batson.  His short films House of Cards and Little Village have obtained honorable mentions and awards in the festival circuit. He has worked as a screenwriter for Media Films, Docu.Es, and Películas Pendelton. The Kiss stared by Lourdes Hernández and Carlos Troya is David's third short film and his first romantic, magical, dystopic comedy. 

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