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«Maria Conversa» shows the creative process of actress Blanca Portillo to interpret Mary of Nazareth in the play «Mary’s Will». The film follows the protagonist in a road that has different stops: its adaptation to the directions of Villaronga, the dialog with the script and the work of adaptation to the scenography and the costumes. However, in addition to showing us the process of construction and staging, the film follows the emotional process faced by the actress, her difficulties, and realizations; the subtle birth of the character of Mary in herself.

Screened at Malaga Film Festival, The London Spanish Film Festival, The Sidney Film Festival, The Edimburgo’s Film Festival and also exhibited in the Texas cinemas of Barcelona.

  • Based on the work «Mary’s Will» by Colm Toibin
    Directed by: Lydia Zimmermann
    Screenplay: Lydia Zimmermann
    Actress: Blanca Portillo
    Translation: Enrique Juncosa
    Musical Composition: Lisa Gerrard
    Executive Producer: Javier Pérez Santana
    Production: Testamento and Artisan films