This is Jaime Rosales’ fifth participation in the French festival, after his 2003 debut with ‘The hours of the day’, for which he also received the FIPRESCI International Critics Award. After 2003, he returned to the renowned festival three more times with ‘Solitary Fragments’, ‘Dream and silence’ and ‘Beautiful youth’, awarded with the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury in 2014.
‘Petra’ narrates the story of a search that turned to tragedy. A cruel road of no return, away from truth, that unleashes a spiral of evil, family secrets and violence for its protagonists. On the other side, love, hope and redemption also claim their place.