Ready To Talk
a film by Angeles Reiné
22 min - 2011 - USA / Spain
A middle school massacre plunges a community into mourning and compels them to come together to pick up the pieces.
Michael, aimless and in denial, has lost his wife and his will to live. After losing his business, he works at his cousin’s coffee shop where he meets Christina, the mother of one of the children killed in the school.
Lady Iluminate - The Ladyfilmmaker film Festival, Beverly Hills
Best narrative short & Best Actor - Reel Independent Film Extravaganza, Washington
Best International Short Film - Palancia
Best Cinematography - Women’s Independant Festival
Selected at Palm Springs, Cambril-Reus, Newport Beach, etc...
«My co-writer and I have always been interested in telling stories that carry a social message and reflects what is happening in the world today.
There has been many school shootings, not only in the USA, but also in many different countries around the world. This is the alarming reality that inspired us to write this short film that would show, not only the lost of innocent people, but the effect that this events have in the families of the victims.» Angeles Reiné
Angeles Reiné is a Screenwriter and award-winning International Commercial and Film Director.
Born and raised in Cadiz, Spain, Reiné eventually studied at the London Film School where she worked on several projects, marking the beginning of her journey to becoming a filmmaker. Upon graduation and after completing an internship at Panavision UK with the feature film “Haunted,” Reiné was excited to return to her homeland, where she began her career as a Commercial Director. Having had the serendipitous opportunity to work in both English and Spanish markets, Reiné has since garnered several awards for her commercials in numerous festivals including Fiap, San Sebastian, Cannes, AD and New York, to name a few.
Reiné began her career in television in 2008 with the award-winning primetime hit “Dr. Mateo” (Antena 3) followed by “Un Golpe de Suerte” (Tele 5), where her colleagues and contemporaries praised her directorial skills.
As a screenwriter, Reiné has written numerous short films and screenplays including “Take Me With You,” an official 2012 Sundance Screenwriters Lab pre-selection. Her latest screenplay, ”Breathe” is based on her award winning short film “Ready to talk”.
Reiné resides in Los Angeles, where she continues directing commercials and developing her
CrewDirected by: Angeles Reiné
Produced by: Angeles Reiné - ARA Produciones Cinematografica, Carlos Ciurlizza & Jordi Caballero
Cast: Andres Faucher, Tamara Arias, Carlos Ciurlizza