Elena’s reasons

Short film / Drama / 2014 / Spain


A Saturday afternoon in a student residence living room, Elena, a 17 year old girl meets Eric of 20. Later, they meet some other friends and are having some fun in a nearby disco, Elena and Eric leave together. They arrive at an abandoned railway track. Eric Parks his car on a vegetable garden and rapes Elena.

After the rape, Elena needs help. The circumstances of the tragedy have rendered her with a feeling of despair and loneliness. Her mind plundering in depredation.

Produced by TV ON Producciones and Silence P&D, with the collaboration of the ICAA-Spanish Ministry of Culture and IVAC-The Valencian Film Institute.


Producer: Paloma Mora

Director: Almudena Verdés

Length: 15´

Format: HD

Cinematographer: Gabriel Guerra

Sound: Nacho Aragonés and José Serrador

Editors: Vicente Ibáñez and Pilar Fernández

Art Director: Pepón Singler

Make-up: Laura Tur

Hairdresser: Laura Tur

Costumes designer: Miguel Carbonell and Maru Martínez

Script: Almudena Verdés


Helena Sanchis-Guarner

Eduardo Garé



_SGAE in short España 2014

_Hispanoscope España 2014

_ International Festival of documentary and short films of Bilbao (ZINEBI) Spain 2014

_International women short film Festival India 2015