Eva, Kat and Roger have been friends since their student years back in Barcelona. Now separated, they all look back with nostalgia at the little family they created. Eva and Kat’s humble but carefree existence on their boat on London’s Regent’s Canal gets turned on its head when Eva presents her lover with an ultimatum: 38-year old Eva wants to have a child.



director biography

Carlos Marques-Marcet graduated in 2006 with a degree in Audiovisual Communication from Universidad Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). In 2008 he was granted a Fundación La Caixa scholarship, which allowed him to study Cinematography Direction at UCLA (Los Angeles). He filmed his first documentary, De Pizarros y Atahualpas, in Peru (2009). After that, during his stay in North America, he worked as a director, screenwriter and producer of the short film I'll be alone (2010). In 2014, he presented his first fiction feature film, 10,000 km, which was filmed in Barcelona. 10,000 km has been granted a Goya Award and 5 Gaudí Awards. He released his third feature film, Tierra Firme (Anchor and Hope) in 2017.


Jules Nurrish

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Carlos Marques-Macet

Script writer biography

Jules Nurrish is a British director and screenwriter based in Los Angeles, California. She has written and directed ten short films, which have screened at film festivals and cultural institutions worldwide, including the Sundance Film Festival and Director’s Guild of America. In 2016, Jules was selected for the Film Independent Directing Lab with her feature script, Clinch, a boxing drama based on her short film Kiss Me (2012), which premiered at the Palm Springs International ShortFest, garnering the award for Best Emerging Filmmaker. Kiss Me went on to screen at over twenty international festivals, winning Best Short Film awards at the Bend and Atlanta Film Festivals and is currently distributed on iTunes. In 2011, Jules was selected for the Outfest Screenwriting Lab with her comedy feature script, Headliners. Her short film Bend It (2008) was an official selection of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for the 2008 Iris Prize in Short Film. Her first narrative short film, No Ordinary Joe (2005), screened at international film festivals and on the BBC Film Network in the UK. As a film and television editor, Jules’ work has appeared on Hulu, The History Channel and the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Jules received her MFA in Directing and Production at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, where she was awarded the Jack Nicholson Distinguished Director Award, the BAFTA Los Angeles Peter Henton Memorial Award, the George Burns & Gracie Allen Fellowship in Comedy, the BAFTA Los Angeles Fellowship and the Lynn Weston Fellowship in Film.
Jules is currently developing a dramatic comedy feature, Bitterness, Despair and other States of Being, set in Joshua Tree, California.