Planta cuarta 2002
The central theme of Planta cuarta is the everyday lives of four boys with cancer. The serious nature of their disease means that they must live in hospital. However, they use bravery, imagination and humour to pass away the hours in the orthopaedic surgery ward. Known as “Los Pelones”, they discover the importance of friendship and love, in a hard, dark story. Although Miguel Ángel, Izan, Dani and Jorge make up an extended group of friends, each one lives with his own fears, and turning their sights inwards will cause more than one misunderstanding between them. Their best tools for dealing with the situation are humour and solidarity.
Actors: Alejandro Zafra, Gorka Moreno, Juan José Ballesta, Luis Ángel Priego, Marco Martínez
Length: 100 minutes
Award for Best Director at the Montreal Film Festival
Award for Best Director at the Montreal Film Festival in 2003 for Planta 4ª.
2003-09-08 - "Antonio Mercero earns the award as best director at the Montreal festival"
2003-09-08 - "The people choose 'Cuarta planta' and the jury choose the director, Antonio Mercero"