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Arsemia (or a story about love)

Javi and Lucía are a student couple who, before she goes to study abroad, decide to spend their last day together camping in the forest.

  • Álex Gassent
    Director
  • Álex Gassent
    Writer
  • Álex Gassent
    Producer
  • Marcin Kasperek
    Producer
  • Daniel Machin
    Producer
  • Irene Cortázar
    Key Cast
    "Lucía"
  • Luis Fernández Martínez
    Key Cast
    "Javi"
  • Marcin Kasperek
    Director of Photography
  • Álex Gassent
    Music Composer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Arsemia (o una historia sobre el amor)
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci-fi, Romance, Teenpic
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes 17 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 10, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    350 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Spain
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 2.31 DCI scope, 4k
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.31:1
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Director Biography - Álex Gassent

Born and raised in Madrid, I started getting intro storytelling at the age of 12, when I dreamed about being a novelist. After a few years and many failed novels, I got to the world of filmmaking when I was 17, and I fell in love with it. I then became a self thought filmmaker for a few years, filming a few low cost shorts from 2019-2020
Nowadays, I'm getting my bachelor's degree in Film, TV and Media Studies at the Carlos III University in Madrid and keep on filmmaking, trying always to tell the best story possible in the best way there is.
Previous Work:

- Antítesis (2019)
- Dumitrescu (2019)
- Caminos por andar (2020)
- El final estaba escrito (2020)
- Lazos de Luz (2020)

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Director Statement

"ARSEMIA (or a sorry about love)" is my first actual professional-like work, a piece that talks about the necessity of letting go, of fearing the future and the dilemma of dealing with the inevitable. It is a film that was conceived and created with an amusing love from all the crew and we are completely grateful to share our work with the world.