Film Details

Chile / 2016 / 87 min.
Directed by Rodrigo Bacigalupe Lazo
Spanish w/ English Subtitles
Genre: Drama
Feature

Synopsis

Alfonso, a repressed screenwriter who adapts American sitcoms for Chilean television, is forced to take care of his father Jesús after his mother passes away. Struck by Alzheimer’s, Jesús insists that his wife is still alive and must be rescued from the hospital near the coast where she is being held. Alfonso will have to come to terms with his father as he tries to make Jesús’ impossible wishes possible.

Alfonso, un guionista asqueado que adapta comedias estadounidenses para la televisión chilena, se ve obligado a cuidar a su padre Jesús, con el cual nunca se ha llevado bien y que padece ahora  de Alzheimer’s, tras el fallecimiento de su madre. Jesús insiste en que su esposa aún está viva y que debe ser rescatada de un hospital cerca de la costa donde está recluida. Alfonso tendrá que reconciliarse con su padre mientras intenta hacer posible sus deseos imposibles.