To Feel Your Broken Arms


Luz is a little girl who shows a clear nursing vocation after her father's fateful accident. With the strong desire to feel again in the arms of her dad, Luz will create around her father's limited life a universe, giving hope to their lives, until one day, everything stops.

Director's Bio:

Emilia Ruiz was born in Barcelona, Spain and lives in Paris. Director and screenwriter, she holds a Master's Degree in Cinematographic Direction from the European University Campus and San Miguel University in 2015. She is also producer of CLAVELITO Films, a production company she created in 2012. Emilia has worked as an actress on various short films and plays in Spain.  Her passion for writing and her acting experience naturally oriented her towards the audiovisual industry. In 2012, she was invited as a Coach of actors on the feature film “El àrbol sin sombra”. And the same year she made her first short film. In 2018, she was jury president of Cortiamo Film Festival in Sicily.

Currently, Emilia continues with her training as screenwriter. In 2019 she participated in "Film Script Development Workshop" given by Julie Ponsonnet and Philippe Barrière at the European Film Production Training Center (CEFPF) in Paris as well as in "Script Cycles Workshop” given by Sophia Glass at the Aleph-Écriture Training Center (Paris). To date she has written, directed and produced with CLAVELITO Films 5 shorts. Her first four short films, screened in numerous international festivals, already total more than 90 Awards and 38 nominations. Emilia Ruiz is currently preparing a new short film, "I love you my son", which will be one of the 12 short stories constituting the next film by Frédéric Marboeuf, produced by Eighteen Days. Her first feature film is also in preparation.