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Mondays in the Sun

  • Poster. Mondays in the Sun © EFE

    Poster. Mondays in the Sun © EFE

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

Los lunes al Sol

Year

2002

A social realism film, highly acclaimed in the Goya awards. It depicts the drama of unemployment and the people suffering it. 

In Galicia, the industrial restructuring of the shipbuilding sector left many workers without a job, and with little possibility of finding new work. A group of unemployed friends spend their time in a bar, where they share their problems and hopes. They all try to make good and deal with the situation in their own way, but inevitably their relationships and feelings suffer.
 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Fernando León de Aranoa, Ignacio del Moral

Actors
Javier Bardem, Luis Tosar, Nieve de Medina, Enrique Villén, Celso Bugallo

Photography
Alfredo Mayo

Music
Lucio Godoy

Format
Colour

Duration
113 minutes

Awards
Concha de Oro at the International Film Festival of San Sebastian (2002)
Goya Best Film Award (2002)
Mestre Mateo award for best feature film (2002)

  

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