PAINLESS

INSENSIBLES

By Juan Carlos MEDINA

ROXBURY PICTURES - as PROD

Thriller - Completed 2011

"Insensibles" weaves two stories: in one, during the Spanish Civil War, a psychiatric asylum rehabilitates children born who can feel no pain by teaching them to feel physical suffering. In the second, a neurosurgeon, searches for his biological parents, needing a bone marrow transplant.

Festivals
& Awards

Sitges - Intl Fantastic FF of Catalonia 2012
Oficial Fantastic
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Thriller, Historical, Drama
    • Countries
    • SPAIN, FRANCE, PORTUGAL
    • Languages
    • CATALAN, SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Juan Carlos MEDINA
    • Writer(s)
    • Juan Carlos MEDINA, Luiso BERDEJO
    • Producer(s)
    • Antoine SIMKINE (LES FILMS D'ANTOINE), Miguel Ángel FAURA (ROXBURY PICTURES), François COGNARD (TOBINA FILM)
    • Synopsis
    • At the dawn of Spanish Civil War, circa 1931, a group of children, insensitive to pain, is locked in a sanatorioum in the heart of the Pyrenees.
      Current days, David Martel, brilliant neurosurgeon, discovers that he has a tumour and starts searching for his biological parents to get a bone marrow transplant necessary for his survival.
      During his quest, David will exhume terrifying secrets about his origins, reanimate ghosts of his country and confront Berkano, only fateful survivor of the insensitive children.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jul 01, 2011
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