One year, one night

by Isaki Lacuesta
with Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Noémie Merlant, Quim Gutiérrez, Alba Guilera, Natalia De Molina.


Céline and Ramón are a young binational couple who survived the terrorist attack at the Bataclan theatre on November 13, 2015. That harrowing night has left an open wound in their lives and they are struggling to regain a sense of normality and move beyond the identity they have been assigned as victims. While Céline has repressed her experience and thrown herself back into her old life, Ramón is stuck in the past. Both are grappling with the same question: how can they survive and move on as a couple?
Adapted from the testimony of Spanish Bataclan survivor Ramón Gonzalez, Un año, una noche is an intensely empathetic work. The therapeutic process of turning traumatic facts into fiction by committing them to paper has apparently helped this young man return to his life. Filmmaker Isaki Lacuesta’s intuitive direction embraces realism and subjectivity to tackle the central paradox in a wounded psyche: the need to break away from the reality of one’s memories in order to get a grip on reality. Thanks to astonishingly subtle yet explosively emotional performances from Nahuel Pérez Biscayart and Noémie Merlant, these memories become ours, too. They make us feel that together, we can try to heal the collective wound.


Director Isaki Lacuesta
Screenplay Isa Campo, Isaki Lacuesta, Fran Araújo
Cinematography Irina Lubtchansky
Editing Fernando Franco, Sergi Dies
Music Raül Refree
Sound Design Eva Valiño
Sound Amanda Villavieja
Production Design Laia Coll
Costumes Alexia Crisp Jones
Make-Up Alma Casal
Casting Rosa Estévez, Pierre-François Créancier
Assistant Director Pol Rodríguez
Production Managers David Cuspinera, Pierre-Alexandre Cascarino
Producers Ramón Campos
Producers Jérôme Vidal
Executive Producers Teresa Fernández-Valdés, Isa Campo, Sara Gonzalo
Co-Producers Teresa Fernández-Valdés, Isa Campo, Isaki Lacuesta, Ramón Campos
Co-Production Bambú Producciones, Pontevedra
La Termita Films, Girona
Una Noche La Película, Girona



  • Nahuel Pérez Biscayart (Ramón)
  • Noémie Merlant (Céline)
  • Quim Gutiérrez (Carlos)
  • Alba Guilera (Lucie)
  • Natalia De Molina (Julia)
  • C. Tangana (Héctor)
  • Enric Auquer (Waiter)
  • Blanca Apilánez (Ramón’s Mother)
  • Bruno Todeschini (Céline’s Father)
  • Sophie Broustal (Céline’s Mother)