The Travel Agent


Original Title: Pequeñas mentiras piadosas
Direction: Niccolò Bruna
Production: Adrià Lahuerta, Carlota Coloma, Paola Ciocca
Photography: Erik Delgado Ordoqui
Edition: Adrià Lahuerta, Enrico Giovannone, Niccolò Bruna
Country: Spain, Italy
Year: 2015
Duration: 88′
Language: Spanish


From his little office in Havana, inside a garage with view to the United States Interest Section,
Lourdes advises thousands of Cubans who want to get a temporary visa to travel to this country. The Travel Agent is an intimate look to the Cubans life conditions and their hopes in a time of big changes.


Thursday 18 | 19:00 | Octubre CCC
Saturday 20 | 21:00 | Docs a la Plaça

Niccolò Bruna (Italy, 1974) is an independent director and producer. Since the last 15 years he has made efforts to carry out productions with a human interest and, at the same time, to offer a new perspective on social issues. He has won several awards with Polvere. Il grande proceso dell’amianto (2011), codirected with Andrea Prandstraller, including best film at the Baghdad and Rio de Janeiro festivals and a nomination for the David di Donatello, the Italian Oscar.

  • Pequeñas mentiras piadosas (2015)
  • Magicarena (2015)
  • Polvere. Il grande processo dell’amianto (2011)
  • Con la carne de mi puerquito (1999)
  • Miradas Doc. Best National Film Honorific Mention (2017)
  • Visioni dal Mondo. UniCredit Pavilion Giovani Award (2015)
  • Festival de Cine y Cortometrajes Sant Andreu de la Barca
  • Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine
  • DocsDF
  • Festival International du Documentaire de Création
  • Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Awards
  • Muestra de Cine Europeo Ciudad de Segovia
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