Following sell out screenings at the BFI Flare, Mikel Rueda’s HIDDEN AWAY will be released on DVD through Matchbox Films on April 27.
Set in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao, HIDDEN AWAY tells the story of the gay relationship between a 14-year-old Spaniard and a young immigrant Moroccan boy who runs away to avoid his imminent deportation.
On the outskirts of a big city, 14 year old Ibrahim is alone and disoriented. He has just been informed that he will be deported in two days, and has packed his bags and run away. For different reasons, Rafa, also 14, is feeling persecuted. His friends are all trying to fix him up with his classmate, but she expects far more of him than he can give.
Ibrahim and Rafa’s lives are about to cross in this coming-of-age drama of teenage gay love.
DVD Release Date: April 27th 2015
Country of Origin: Spain
Running Time: 88
Director: Mikel Rueda
Cast: German Alcarazu, Adil Koukouh, Álex Angulo, Moussa Echarif, Elena Irureta, Sergio Kouh
BBFC Rating: 15
Hidden Away is a Spanish drama about two teenage boys who begin a relationship despite their cultural differences.
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