(ANSA) – ROME, OCTOBER 24 – Open Arms – The law of the sea by Marcel Barrena wins the “FS Audience Award” at the sixteenth edition of the Rome Film Fest, awarded by the spectators of the first rerun of the films of the Official Selection that have voted through the official APP and the website www.romacinemafest.it.
Director Marcel Barrena was unable to collect the Award, but thanked the audience with this message: “The preview in Rome was an indelible experience for me, I will never forget the welcome from the public. I have the video on my phone and I watched it many times with tears in my eyes; because we suffered a lot making this film. Making Open Arms – The Law of the Sea was a long and painful journey, “the long and winding road of my life” as the Beatles said .
This award gives us strength, gives us hope, because it reminds us that the world needs to hear this story. This story is about a group of men doing good things. And we have to focus on the good men, on the good things. And this award, it’s not just a good thing, it’s a great thing.
Forever grateful to the Rome Film Festival. “Today, again in a video, thank the Festival” is a great honor and I am very happy. The premiere in Rome was amazing, a memory for a lifetime. We will not forget this award, everyone. A hug from Barcelona ”.
“We are very happy and proud of the award received at the Rome Film Fest and we are honored to be the Italian distributors of Open Arms – The law of the sea. It is a very topical film and we can’t wait to bring it to Italian cinemas. this powerful tale about the story and vision of Oscar Camps, a man who went beyond his limits by realizing what might seem impossible “said the Italian distributors of the film, Adler Entertainment.
Open Arms – The Law of the Sea (original title Mediterráneo) is a Spanish production by Lastor Media, Fasten Films, Arcadia Motion Pictures, Cados Producciones with the Greek production company Heretic, and will be distributed in Italian cinemas by Adler Entertainment. (HANDLE).