Paloma is a young psychiatrist, who is hired to work as a director of a clinic in Galicia, and is attracted to Mario, her very first patient. He suffers from a rare form of amnesia, commonly known as Korsakov's syndrome. As a result, both his short and long term memories are affected, and he has temporary lapses of perception. However, Paloma finds Mario to be a fascinating individual, not just a regular patient. Intrigued, she decides to explore Mario's past and, through their dialogues, their relationship takes an unexpected turn.
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At the beginning of the film, Paloma watches Mario undress on the beach and Mario gets rid of his trousers and ends up fully naked. After showing surprise at the sight, she takes a second look out of the window and we see Mario taking off his trousers again. See more