- Director: Raúl Portero
- Writer: Raúl Portero
- Producer: Ángeles Hernández, David Matamoros, Raül Muñoz, Elena Ruiz
Raúl Portero's second feature...and, sadly, no improvement on his first. And, let's be very clear, there was a massive amount of room...for a much needed improvement.
Running only at 65 minutes, too short to be a feature and too long to be a short. Basically, there's not enough material for a fully fledged feature...so, instead of making a short film, the director just let the static camera roll on and on...and on...until even the most patient viewer would realise that the point-of-no-return had been reached and a swift exit is the only intelligent alternative. This is a masterclass in how to lose an audience...for those who manage to stay the distance, it's a bit of a head-scratcher!
What was Señor Portero trying to say? Well, it's not exactly rocket science and since this is a semi-autobiographical tale...it's not exactly complimentary to his friends or his native country.
So, here's how you alienate your friends, your homeland and an audience...all in just 65 minutes!
Simón re-encounters old friends who have suffered the brunt of Spain's crisis.