A pregnant 17-year-old decides to keep her condition to herself, enjoying a calm life in Puerto Vallarta. But, why on earth hadn't the inexperienced mother-to-be sought for assistance earlier? Can a mere child raise a kid on her own?
Ana Valeria Becerril,
Monica is a social worker from Mexico City, who's child is suffering from a degenerative illness in his eyes. Having exhausted all other options, a corneal transplant is her only hope. ... See full summary »
Mónica Del Carmen,
Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons for a deadly Mexican cartel. ATF agent Hank Harris attempts to apprehend him, but gets kidnapped by Rubio, instead. Rubio takes him to his bosses, but during the 600-miles-long drive, they slowly befriend.
Omar, a photographer, has a special experience with death. He is trying to express it through a new project. One day, three photo sessions and witnesses. Between the walls of a studio, one ... See full summary »
Mohamad Al Khansa,
David is an in-home nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Efficient and dedicated to his profession, David develops strong, even intimate, relationships with each person he cares for. But outside of his work, David is ineffectual, awkward, and reserved-effects of his chronic depression-and he needs each patient as much as they need him. Having long carried a burden of guilt and remorse, David must face his past in order to heal.Written by
Writer-director Michel Franco's 'End Of Life porno' doesn't shy away from showing us the human body in all its sweating, vomiting, defecating ugliness during the final gasps of people who have been ravaged by illness.
Tim Roth is quite excellent as the quietly spoken, polite, diligent nurse who abuses with loving, suffocating care
Right from the get go David showers a dying patient with an uncomfortable thoroughness that borders on the obscene.
Not wanting to let his viewers off easily, the camera lingers on this awkward moment, instantly pricking our eyes up about this strange and devoted man's behaviour and motivations.
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