Me Too (Yo tambien)
by Álvaro Pastor
Thirty-four-year-old Daniel is the first European with Down syndrome to have graduated from university. He starts a social services job in Seville, where he meets free-spirited co-worker Laura. They become fast friends, drawing the attention of both their coworkers and families. Their unique relationship becomes problematic when Daniel falls in love with her. But these rebellious souls refuse to bend to the rules and they find friendship and love as they have never known.
Born in Madrid, 1972. He studied screenwriting and filmmaking under Miguel Picazo, and acting under Juan Carlos Corazza and Catalina Lladó. He also studied music at the Madrid Conservatory. He has worked in cinema, television and publicity as screenwriter and /or director, mostly on short features. He has directed and produced five shorts, among which his last one, »Invulnerable«, has won over 40 international awards. He has co-written scripts with Antonio Naharro for the past fourteen years. Together they have written five screenplays and co-directed the short feature »One more, one less«, for which they were nominated to the 2002 Goya Awards.
Born in Albacete, Spain, 1968. He studied acting under Juan Carlos Corazza (Madrid) and Bernard Hiller (Los Angeles and Rome), William Layton, John Strasberg, etc. He is also a graduate of the Gestalt Therapy School in Madrid. Working in cinema, theatre and television, he garners most of his professional experience by means of short features, starting out as an actor and screenwriter and moving into production and direction with Álvaro Pastor on the short feature »One more, one less«, the winner of numerous awards and nominated to the 2002 Goya Awards for Best Fictional Short Feature. In 2004, he stars in and co-produces the short INVULNERABLE, directed by Álvaro Pastor, and was awarded several acting prizes in international festivals (Alcala de Henares, Brest, Brussels, etc.).
»Me too« is the directors’ first full-length feature film.
Lola Dueñas - Laura
Pablo Pineda - Daniel
Antonio Naharro - Santi (Daniel's Brother)
Isabel García Lorca - Mª Ángeles (Daniel's Mother)
Pedro Álvarez Ossorio - Bernabé (Daniel's Father)
Consuelo Trujillo - Consuelo
Daniel Parejo - Pedro
Directors & Writers: Álvaro Pastor & Antonio Naharro
Produced by Alicia Produce, Promico Imagen
Producers: Manuel Gómez Cardeña, Julio Medem & Koldo Zuazua
Executive Producers: Koldo Zuazua & Emilio González
Cinematographer: Alfonso Postigo
Editor: Nino Martínez Sosa
Music: Guille Milkyway
Art Director: Inés Aparicio
With support from ICAA, The Cultural Boards of Andalusia and Castile La Mancha, The Andalusian Board for Equality and social Well-Beeing, The Federation of Autonomous Televisions, Forta, Canal+
Format: 35 mm / 24fps / 1:1,85 / Colour / Dolby Digital Optical
Length: 103 Min.
Original language: Spanish
Original title: Yo, Tambien