• Director-Screenwriter

    Juan Antonio Moreno

  • Producers

    Silvia Venegas, Juan Antonio Moreno

  • Spain 2021. 92min

  • Sales

    Berta Film

  • Language

    Spanish

    With English subtitles

Spain sure knows how to make you feel welcome. Well, just so long as it’s for a visit. Director Juan Antonio Moreno provides narration for his film – wryly referencing Spanish tourist commercials – whose focus is a once-famous brothel, now a hostel, in the heart of picturesque Seville. He documents the arrival of new visitors to the country, thankful that they are in a place where locals are friendly and accompanied by relief that refuge has been found. However, it soon becomes apparent that increasing anti-immigrant sentiments, as well as the world beyond the doors of the hostel, pose new and unsettling challenges. An irreverent yet sobering portrait of a divided world, Welcome to Spain is a unique and fascinating portrait of the immigrant experience.

Lynn Nwokorie

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