The Olive Tree

This 2016 drama was one of three Spanish submissions for ‘Best foreign language film’ at the 89th Academy Awards.

The story centres aroundĀ Alma, a 20-year-old girl who adores her grandfather – a man who has not spoken for many years. When the elderly man also refuses to eat, the girl decides to recover the millenary tree that the family sold against his will.

In order to succeed she needs to count on her uncle (a victim of the crisis), her friend Rafa and the whole town to help her. The problem is to find out where in Europe the olive tree is.

Genre Drama
Runtime 98 minutes
BBFC Rating BBFC 15 rating
Screenings 2 Jun 2017 at 19:00
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