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Alma is a young girl with emotional problems and a special relationship with her grandfather Ramón, an old country man who stopped talking about 12 years ago after his son, Alma's father, sold a 2000-years-old olive tree in order to open a restaurant. Dominated by the sadness and the melancholia by the loss of his most beloved tree, Ramon spends his days visiting the place where the olive tree was planted, hoping the day the tree returns. Unable to bear the situation any longer, Alma looking for the olive tree, discovering that it was acquired by a Germany's energy company located in Dusseldorf. Without money or resources, Alma convinces her uncle Alcachofa and her friend Rafa (who has a love interest for her) to go in a truck from Spain to Germany to recover the tree, starting a travel with unexpected consequences for everyone...Written by
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...who has many chances to be yours. because the subject is more than familiar. the script - wise reflection about contemporary society and its clash against tradition, about a sort of love who only the grandparents and grandchildren knows it, a trip who has as purpose a form of justice who escapes to definitions. a confession - film. because, it is so easy to discover yourself as Alma. so, a tale. a simple one. but useful. for remind . an old man, his olive tree and a gesture changing everything. that is all.
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