That wasn’t me

Director: Esteban Crespo

Englisht title:   That wasn’t me
Original title:   Aquel no era yo

2012/ Spain/ HD/ 24’/ Fiction/ Colour

Script: Esteban Crespo; Photography:   Angel Amorós; Editing: Vanessa Marimbert;   Music: Juan de Dios Marfil;  Sound:  Lin Chang, Jesús Espada;  Leading actors:   Alejandra Lorente, Gustavo Salmerón, Babou Cham, Mariano Nguema, Alito Rodgers, Jose María Chumo, Alex Ferando, Khalil Diop; Producer:  José Luís Matas-Negrete

"Being a soldier is not difficult: either you get used to it or they kill you. The hardest thing is getting used to living with your memories and being yourself again after doing what you have done"

Esteban Crespo began his career as a director and screenwriter in the documentary world, producing numerous works for television. He later became a content assessor and analyst for children’s programs on TVE. He combined these jobs with the direction of the short films: Siempre quise trabajar en una fábrica, Amar, Fin, Lala (Nominutesated for Best fiction Short Film at the 2010 Goyas), and Nadie tiene la culpa (Jury Prize at the Montreal International Festival, 2011)

Primer Premio Festival de Cine de Guadalajara - Fescigu Audience Award - Best Second Film Arouca Film Festival; Premio al Mejor Sonido Festival de Cortometrajes de Bueu Mejor Cortometraje de habla no hispana;  Mejor Montaje Mejor Cortometraje Mejor Actor Mejor Dirección Festival Villamayor de Cine FEC; Mejor Cortometraje de Ficción Festival de Cortometrajes Taberna Basartena


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