Flowers: Spain’s Official Entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

Music Box has acquired North American rights to Flowers, Spain’s official entry for the best foreign language film Oscar.

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Theatrical release poster

Flowers centers around three women whose lives intertwine in unexpected ways when a sudden, tragic event jolts all of them into a new reality.

Directed by Jon Garaño and Jose Mari Goenaga, Flowers (“Loreak”) marks the first time the country has selected a film in Euskara, the language of the Basque people.

Ane (played by Nagore Aranburu), a woman in her fortiesl is frustratedl she does not feel fulfilled. Her life changes when she begins to receive bouquets of flowers anonymously, once a week.

The lives of Lourdes (Itziar Ituño) and Tere (Itziar Aizpuru) are also altered by some mysterious flowers.

A stranger leaves flowers every week in memory of someone who was important for them.

Loreak, released in the U.S. as Flowers, is a 2014 Basque-language Spanish drama film directed by Jon Garaño and Jose Mari Goenaga.

It premiered in the Official Section of the 2014 San Sebastián International Film Festival, and was also screened at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival.

It became the first Basque language film nominated for the Goya Award for Best Film.

It was selected as the Spanish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards, being the first Basque language film to do it, but it was not nominated.