Bypass

Synopsis:

Maria, who has a heart condition, is going to die. Xabi, a friend, comes to visit her from Barcelona to say his last goodbye. On his way there he discovers that Maria is still in love with him and so, to make her happy, he decides to lie to her and tell her that he feels the same way. But Maria doesn’t die in the end and, in order to avoid causing another attack on Maria’s weak heart, Xabi finds himself obligated to fake a relationship with her, behind his real girlfriend’s back. A girl who lives in Barcelona and has just found out she’s pregnant.

Genre: Feature length fictional film
Running time: 98′
Year of production: 2011
Original version: Basque language
Versions available: Basque language and Spanish
Director: Patxo Telleria and Aitor Mazo
Screenplay: Patxo Telleria
Actors:
Gorka Otxoa, Sara Cozar, Bárbara Goenaga, Aitor Mazo, Itziar Atienza, Mikel Losada, Unax Ugalde.
Producers: Abra Prod
Executive producers: Joxe Portela
Music: Bingen Mendizabal
Marketing:

National: Imagina International Sales | International:Imagina International Sales | DVD: Barton Films

INTERNATIONAL
Traverse City film Festival (Michigan) USA (Award for Best Comedy 2013)
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (Irland)
Festival de Cine Español de Nantes (France)
NATIONAL
60th Edition of the San Sebastian International Film Festival
El País […]With each detail, Telleria and Mazo have managed to insert explosive situations into a fairly complex script, shaping the characters and creating a believable result[…]
El Correo […]We saw a simple, light-hearted film which we can recommend […]
Gara […]A worthwhile romantic comedy whose dramatic machinery works to perfection[…]