Film Details

Mexico / Spain / Uruguay / 1905 / 75 min.
Directed by Federico Veiroj
Spanish w/ English Subtitles
Genre: Drama
Feature

Synopsis

From the director of “A Useful Life” and “The Apostate” comes this portrait of a melancholic middle-age painter facing an existential crisis as he prepares for an upcoming exhibition. As an artist and as a father, Belmonte strives to strike a perfect balance. He wants to spend more time with his ten-year-old daughter now that his ex-wife is pregnant with the child of her current partner. Belmonte may long for the intimacy family life offers but he is also too caught up in his own world to fully embrace it.

Del director de “”La vida útil”” y “”El apóstata, llega este retrato de un pintor melancólico de mediana edad que enfrenta una crisis existencial mientras se prepara para su próxima exposición. Como artista y como padre, Belmonte se esfuerza por lograr un equilibrio perfecto. Quiere pasar más tiempo con su hija de diez años, sobre todo ahora que su ex esposa está embarazada del hijo de su pareja actual. Belmonte puede anhelar la intimidad que ofrece la vida familiar, pero su propio mundo le impide abrazarla por completo.