Elsa & Fred

Synopsis: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa seduces Fred with her reckless behavior and view of life and they have a romance.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Marcos Carnevale
Production: Mitropoulos Films
  9 wins & 7 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
108 min


This had to be settled

on Monday!

We signed that contract

Look, obviously you're

not a real estate agency...

...you only a gambling den!

We'll take it off


- What? Us?

- Well, you.

- You have a tool box?

- Yes.

Then go get it, I'll help you.

Come on!

- Get me my tools!

- Why are you yelling?

This woman is driving me crazy!

Good morning, Ma'am.

Got off on the wrong foot

with the new neighbor?

She's not my neighbor.

Her father's the one

that's moving in.

Yes, it seems he's a widower.

Poor man.

Though, if the deceased

was like the daughter...

- Here! Take your box.

- Good luck with the pliers.

Thank you, Ma'am.

You see?

It wasn't that hard!

- Well, we've...

- I haven't got all day!

In the bedroom.

Careful! It was my mother's!

- Mom!

- Where's your father?

- No, Mom...

- Give me the car keys.

Did you lock it?

Take this to the room.

- But, Mom...

- Come on! Come on!


Some nerve.

Why does he have a cell phone?

He never turns it on!

I can't believe it!

This woman is taking me

to my grave.

Alfredo, let's go.

Is it better here

or on the coffee table?

I don't know. Ask grandpa.

It's his house.

Hey! Hey!

The chairs!

Take them to the kitchen!

Don't just leave them there!

Finally! Where the hell

have you been?!

And why is

your cell phone off?!

Cuca, what have you done

to the car?

I leave it one hour with you

and you crash it.

Are you crazy?

I didn't crash the car!

You didn't?

Well, the two front lights

are shattered.

Are you deaf?!

I didn't crash the car!

It was an old lady

in a dark red car.

- Why didn't you tell me?

- You didn't let me!

You see?! You never

think what you say!

Cuca! I told you to leave it

in a parking lot!

Oh, sure!

Let Cuca do everything!

I'm always doing

everything anyway!

Oh, really?!

Who'll fix my car?!

My car is ruined!

What do you think

of the apartment?

It's fine. Fine.

I'm on my way.

You should've been

at the clinic 15min ago!

- I got held back.

- What were you doing?!

I'm not going to explain.

Just wait for me there.

That's why I'm calling,

Mom. I can't be there.

My office called for

an emergency meeting.

- I'll stop by your house later.

- Is not necessary!

Yes! Yes it is, Mom!

I have to ask you

some questions.

Okay, I've got to go.

I'm driving. Bye.

A controller like his father.

The fridge and microwave

are plugged in.

I took a walk around the block

and there are many restaurants.

Even so, I left you

some chicken soup.

- It's in the microwave.

- Okay, all set.

Let's go, Cuca.

Come on!

Your dad needs to rest!

I'm coming!

Here! Take it!

Javier, leave that dog alone

and say goodbye to grandpa!

The super is called Goyo.

I talked to him.

He'll help you out

if you need anything.

Bye, Grandpa!

In any case, call us

if anything happens.

Let's go, Cuca!

He'll be fine!

Bye, Dad.

Call me whenever you like.

Hey, did you give Juan

your new phone number?

I'll call him tomorrow.

- I can call him if you want.

- No, I'll call him.

Call him. It'll be good

for you to go out with him.

- Sweetie!

- Cuca!

- Oh, I'm sorry.

- That's okay.

- Good evening.

- Good evening.

Come on, come on!

Let's go!

What questions

do you have to ask.

Come on, Mom.

We'll talk inside.

- Mom!

- I'm coming!

What's wrong with you?

It's her. The woman

who crashed the car.

Now, let's talk, Mom.

I got the bank statement

and there's a withdrawal.

What did you spend

that money on, Mom?

- My living expenses!

- Mom! It was 1,400 Euros!

What are you implying?

That you want the card back?!

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