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Miguel Ángel Solá,
Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their aunts. The sisters often bicker, but they are actually very close. Memé flirts but has no luck with boys because of her injury... On their own now, Memé works as a waitress where she gets to know Andy. Returning to Montevideo, they meet Dolores, a friend of their late mother. Memé's affair with a man complicates her relationship with her sister. Then Andy invites the pair to his seaside retreat, a lighthouse... Written by
What a truly satisfying experience. Two sisters lose their family in a car accident, the mid-teenager, Meme, and her 10? yr. old sister, Anete. Their love of and devotion to - each other- is the glue that holds together the film, but it is the lead performance by the utterly rapturous Ingrid Rubio ,that dazzles you and makes you commit yourself wholly to the experience. Meme is impetuous,enchanting, strong willed, stubborn, creative and full- to- bursting with love. Though she herself remains a child in many ways, she fiercefully protects, supports and guides her younger sister as she herself continually falters in the ways of love. Every performance in the film is pitch perfect- Jimena Baron,the young sister;, Ricardo Darin as a soul mate, Norma Aleandro; Norberto Diaz. All of these people share a deep love for Meme and Anete such that you really feel like you are part of their circle, not an onlooker.
I really liked that the director didn't feel the need to fill in every detail of the lives depicted. As locales and time periods change, the viewer is left to accept those changes. The excellent screenplay makes that acceptance easy. When the film ended, I didn't want it to. I sat in the dark and just felt the resonating goodness of these people and all the love they shared.I continue to carry those feelings. What a privilege.
The film is dedicated to Meme; I would so like to know the story behind the making of the film. A 10 for me.
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