A retired academic teacher tries to find the love of his youth after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.A retired academic teacher tries to find the love of his youth after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.A retired academic teacher tries to find the love of his youth after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Set in 2018, City of Valencia , it is a dramedy (drama and comedy) concerning sensitive relationships , good feeling , emotion and moving scenes , including awesome interpretations with outcast roles were pretty well developed . As the touching plot becomes extremely affecting , containing an agreeable message , remembering the true meaning of our existence and the things that actually matter in the troublesome life . Here stands out the charming relationship between the grandfather and his granddaughter, with full of sensibility and attractiveness . Nevertheless , the film results to be sometimes deeply sad , due to the progression of the illness that causes depression, oblivion and forgetfulness . The picture gives an interesting point of sight of the Alzheimer's hopeless sickness , dealing with its unsettling progresiveness and teaching how to deal the people is suffering it .
The motion picture was professionally directed by Maria Ripoll . Maria Ripoll was born in 1964 in Barcelona, Catalonia , Spain and considered to be one of the best Spanish female filmmakers . She is an expert director and assistant director , being especially known for the successful "Your Life in 65" (2006) , ¨Tortilla Soup¨ (2001) , ¨Lluvia En Zapatos¨ or ¨The Man with Rain in His Shoes¨ (1998) and ¨Rastres de Sàndal¨ (2014). Maria has directed known international stars , such as : Penélope Cruz , Lena Headey , Héctor Helizondo , Leonardo Sbaraglia , Tchéky Karyo , Jacqueline Obradors , Elizabeth Peña , Douglas Henshall , Mark Strong , among others . She also made a thriller that failed at box office titled ¨Utopia¨ with Najwa Nimri , José Garcia , Emma Vilarasau and Fele Martínez . And this ¨Vivir dos veces¨ (2019) that has got several nominations and prizes , such as : Nominee ASECAN Award Best Lead Actress Inma Cuesta ,Best Spanish Film . José María Forqué Awards 2020 Nominee José María Forqué Award Values Education Alamar Cinena 161 Convoy Films Plural - Jempsa . Premis de l'Audiovisual Valencià/Premios del Audiovisual Valenciano 2019 Winner AVAV Best Original Score Arnau Bataller (Original Music Soundtrack) , Simon Smith , (additional music) , Best Supporting Actress Mafalda Carbonell , Best Costume Design Cristina Rodríguez , Best Screenplay María Mínguez , Best Actor Óscar Martínez , Best Fiction Feature Maria Ripoll , Alamar Cinena 161 , Nominee AVAV Best Supporting Actor Nacho López , Best Actress Inma Cuesta , Best Cinematography Núria Roldos.
- Aug 25, 2021