Charly was abandoned right after birth in a convent. He is not aware of who the couple who are about to arrive and dine at the inn, actually are. Karla is about to show up with a dead man and one hundred dollars in the trunk of her car.
This near-silent black and white film from Argentina tells the story of a city that has lost its voice, stolen by Mr. TV, and the attempts of a small family to win the voice back. Similar in design to early German expressionist films.
Buenos Aires. It rains. Alma is in her car, stuck in Buenos Aires' traffic. She has recently broken-up with her boyfriend, and she has been living in her little car since then. Suddenly, ... See full summary »
A multitude of people and dogs deal with life's annoyances
An assortment of characters and dogs who live near each other and whose lives intersect. The narrative makes frequent cuts among them: this happening to character one, meanwhile this happening to character two, meanwhile... It's all about the small miseries and inadequacies that people and dogs suffer in life. The take on life's annoyances is lighthearted and sometime funny. It's an enjoyable but not memorable film. At best an Argentinean "Amores Perros", but in a much lighter form.
A small goof: a little girl is set to have her ear lobes pierced, but we can see she already had the procedure done.
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