Seven friends gather for dinner and decide to play a game in which all incoming messages and calls will be on display for the entire group, leading to a series of revelations that gradually unravels their 'normal' lives.
Álex de la Iglesia
In bustling downtown Madrid, a loud gunshot and two mysterious deaths trap a motley assortment of common urbanites in a decrepit central bar, while paranoia and suspicion force the terrified regulars to turn on each other.
In the waiting room of an international well-known doctor expert in treatments for TOC ("Trastorno Obsesivo Compulsivo"; Spanish for "Obsesive Compulsive Disorder" or OCD) meet some people who by a malfunction of a new computer program have been dated the same day at the same time. In the group are the next: Emilio, a taxi driver expert in astronomical mathematical calculation who too is affected of Diogenes Syndrome (hoarder disorder); Blanca, a lab worker who suffers of mysophobia, an extreme panic to all virus and bacteria; Ana María, a prayerful religious with disorder of verification; Otto, a young guy with obsession by symmetry unable to step the cracks in the pavement lines; Lili, a nice young girl and gym coach who is affected at the same time by palilalia (unintentional repetition of quotes, words and syllables said by oneself) and echolalia (unintentional repetition of quotes, words and syllables said by other person); and finally Federico, a mature aspiring lawyer affected ...Written by
It's one of the best comedies I have ever watched. But the film is not just a comedy, but a pretty smart approach to therapy for people with OCD. I disagree that it makes fun of people with such problems, my opinion is that it tries to focus on everyday life and problems facing these people with 'normal' people who can not understand them and at the end they are alone without any friends or social life.
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