Hopelessly Devout at the European Union Film Festival in Vancouver
Directed by Marta Díaz de Lope Díaz, “Mi querida cofradía” (“Hopelessly Devout”) represents Spain at the 2018 edition of EUFF in Vancouver.
- Original title: Mi querida cofradía.
- Directed by Marta Díaz de Lope Díaz, 2018, 90 minutes.
- In Spanish with English subtitles. Watch trailer.
Carmen, a devout Catholic woman from Málaga, Spain, is about to be chosen leader of her local religious guild. But it all goes up in smoke when her biggest rival is chosen: Ignacio, a ridiculous, arrogant man who is also hell-bent on demoting her from her post. After an unfortunate “accident,” Ignacio is left unconscious in the bathroom and Carmen is forced to keep him hidden in her home all the while she receives a series of unexpected visitors. What at first seems like a terrible predicament could turn into Carmen’s chance to fulfill her dream.
About the EUFF Vancouver
Now celebrating its 20th year, The Cinematheque’s annual showcase of new cinema from the European Union presented with the Vancouver consulates and the Ottawa embassies of the member states of the European Union and the Delegation of the European Union to Canada. This year’s festival runs November 24–December 4, and features entries from 25 E.U. members.