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Granada Nights

Feature Film United Kingdom 2023
By Abid Khan
Sun, 15 October 2023, 8:45 PM

A British tourist struggles to mend his broken heart. After a sudden breakup with his girlfriend he finds himself lost and isolated in the foreign city of Granada, Spain.

It’s only when he befriends a group of young international students that he starts to push himself out of his comfort-zone. From Easter Processions, Moorish influences and Flamenco Gypsies he immerses himself in the many cultures that inhabit the city.

With his new foreign friends, he enrols on a Spanish class, moves into their apartment and tries to restart his life. But behind every corner is a reminder of his ex-girlfriend and his struggle to find closure.

A love letter to Granada and the study abroad experience that mixes documentary with fiction to create a real and authentic heartfelt examination on the process of self-discovery. Framed in a unique aspect ratio has never been done before in the history of cinema.

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Film Info

Info

Title
Granada Nights
Original title
Granada Nights
Category
Feature Film Road movie
Release Date
13.10.2023
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • Spain
Spoken language
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • Swedish
Subtitles
  • English
Length
85 Minutes
Color Format
  • Colour
Sound Format
  • Dolby Digital

Crew

Director
Writer
  • Abid Khan
  • Producers
  • Abid Khan
  • Crew
  • Ossi Jalkanen (Cinematographer)
  • Fiona Brands (Editor)
  • Andrea Boccodoro (Music)
  • Chris Sutton (Sound)
  • Cast

  • Quintessa Swindell (Leading Actress - Amelia)
  • Laura Frederico (Leading Actress - Silvia)
  • Tabata Cerezo (Leading Actress - Ella)
  • Antonio Aakeel (Leading Actor - Ben)
  • Julius Fleischanderl (Leading Actor - Oscar)
  • Óscar Casas (Leading Actor - Lucas)
  • Social

    Director

    • Abid Khan

      Abid Khan is a self-taught writer-director who worked in a cinema and directed award-winning shorts on weekends. His debut feature film GRANADA NIGHTS was shot in Spain and released in UK and Spain cinemas. Abid Khan has won numerous festival breakthrough awards, including a prestigious Premios Lorca award. Head of Film4, Daniel Battsek awarded him Best Film at BFF and announcing him as a ‘director to watch’. Abid has been featured by Adobe and profiled in the The Guardian and The Observer. He formed Eyefive Films to tell self-discovery stories with a focus on diverse characters and cultures.

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