A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
In the last few years of the 19th century, reputed alien expert Guillermo Rivas accepts a strange medical case: that of Don Diego de Robledo, a young member of the upper nobility whom, for ... See full summary »
José Ángel Egido,
José Luis Rogelio
It´s very hard to believe that this excelent amateur short film was made by such a young director. Amenabar was around nineteen when he shot "Himenóptero"! This is the clearest proof of natural born talent I have seen. With little money and means, Amenabar has created a small jewel of suspense with an end that´s really surprising. A clear precedent of his forthcoming masterpieces, like "Tesis" or "Abre los ojos".
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