The year is 2041. Alex, a brilliant and irreverent machine designer, returns to the town where he grew up accompanied by nothing more than a tin cat. His goal: to complete an unfinished project and create a boy robot. His obstacle: a painful reunion with Lana, his old love, now married to his brother David. Eva, David and Lana’s rebellious daughter, winds up captivating Alex, who uses her as a model for his daring project. Debut director Kike Maillo delves into a future that combines vintage aesthetics with elegant visual effects and an astonishing snowy landscape. A thriller with a deep meaning and a stunning finale.


Kike Maíllo

Barcelona, 1975. He started off studying mathematics to later, in 1994, go on to be a member of the first graduating class at the ESCAC (Film and Audio School of Catalonia), where he specialized in direction. He has picked up several awards for his work in advertising and the music video field. Eva is his first feature length film.

Technical information

Edition: 2011
Section: Opening Film
Original language: Spanish, Catalan