1st Scene Festival Short Script: As You Sleep, by Sandra Becerril

72bb22750f posterIn 1915, Mar is a high-class woman who is being held in the psychiatric hospital “La Castañeda” for being accused of hysteria because she cheats on her husband. Amid torture, insanity and dementia, Mar must learn to spend her days. Mike, a nurse, falls in love with her to the extent of taking revenge for what they have done to her.

Writer Biography – Sandra Becerril
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She has published with Random House the novels “The name of the clouds”, “Love me more”, “Who are you thinking about killing” and the bestseller “Valley of Fire” among other novels. She has written 65 screenplays, making her the most prolific screenwriter in Mexico and the United States and the first Mexican to write for the Masters of Terror in Hollywood. She directed the films “El Escondite”, “La Venganza” and “Está Aquí” (best script in Feratum 2014), “It will be for that”, the series “Café, Café”, “Remix”, “Campus de sombras”, ” The Department “, among others. Among his most important scripts are: “Santiago, apostle”, “I am afraid”, “The Wrist of Ari”, “The step”, “From your hell” (best screenplay and Best horror film Feratum 2016), “Economy “,” Pierrot “, the plot” Almost Thirty “(nominated to the Ariel) and” Nightmare Cinema” directed by Mick Garris.

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