The Odd-job men

About This Project



Produced by: Distinto Films & El Kinògraf

Written by: Neus Ballús & Margarita Melgar

Directed by: Neus Ballús

Executive Producer: Miriam Porté

Cinematographer: Anna Molins

Artistic Director: Marta Collell

Sound: Amanda Villavieja & Elena Coderch

Editors: Neus Ballús & Ariadna Ribas

Music by: René-Marc Bini



In order to get through his one-week probationary contract, a young Moroccan plumber has to deal with equally eccentric colleagues and customers.



Locarno International Film Festival 2021 (Switzerland) – International Competition

Best Masculine Interpretation Award
Europa Cinemas Label Award
Special Mention by the Independent Youth Jury


SEMINCI Semana Internacional de Cine de Valladolid (Spain) – Official section

Silver Spike
Audience Award


Gaudí Awards 2022 (Spain)

Best Film Award, Miriam Porté
Best Direction Award, Neus Ballús
Best Male Lead Award, Mohamed Mellali
Best Actor in a Supporting Role Award, Valero Escolar
Best Editing Award, Neus Ballús and Ariadna Ribas


Feroz Awards (Spain)

Best Comedy Film Nomination


Festival CiBRA (Spain) – Sección Oficial

Special Audience Award


Berlanga Comedy Awards (Spain)

Best Comedy Film Award

Feature films, Work carried out