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  • Director

    David Trueba

  • Starring

    Javier Cámara, Natalia de Molina, Francesc Colomer

  • Run Time

    108 mins

  • Release Year


  • Country of Origin


  • Language

    Spanish, English

  • Director of Photography: Daniel Vilar

  • Editor: Marta Velasco

  • Produced by: Cristina Huete

  • Music: Pat Metheny

  • Screenplay by: David Trueba

  • Production Designer: Pilar Revuelta

  • Sound Production: Eduardo G. Castro

Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados)


Taking its title from the Beatles song ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’, director David Trueba’s warm comedy drama premiered at the 61st San Sebastián Film Festival and went on to win six Goya Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor for star Javier Cámara (who recently appeared in Netflix hit Narcos). Trueba’s latest film, Almost 40, was released last year. [15]

‘This small gem offers a lovely evocation of Spain.’
The Hollywood Reporter

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