Stories to Stay Awake
screenable online: 8 episodes
Four top Spanish directors (Rodrigo Cortés, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Paula Ortiz, Paco Plaza) bring Chicho Ibáñez Serrador’s iconic horror series back to life with a modern cinematic edge.
Chicho Ibáñez Serrador’s Stories to Stay Awake revolutionized the Spanish Television landscape back in the 60s. And now, 50 years later, it returns to transform it once again. The rebooted series features genre talents Rodrigo Cortés, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Paula Ortiz and Paco Plaza who continue in the tradition of the iconic series to explore new cinematic language and unique film narratives. The resurrection of the legendary Spanish horror series entails four standalone episodes that give homage to the past and are on the cutting edge of the future.