Synopsis: Ismael Tchou (8 years old), takes a train towards Barcelona. He has run away from home because he wants to find Felix, his father, whom he never knew. His only clue is an address of an apartment in Barcelona, written in the return address of a letter to his mother. Once there, he manages to find the apartment, but instead of finding his father, he finds an elegant woman in her fifties, Nora, who happens to be Felix's mother. Felix never said anything to Nora of the existence of that child. But once she locates him, he does not deny his paternity. Nora, after notice to the child's mother, Alika, decides to take him to meet Felix. They begin a journey to La Costa Brava, where Felix lives. Meanwhile, Alika and Luis, her husband, travel to the coast in search of the boy. This will make all the characters try to settle their accounts with the past.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Marcelo Piñeyro
Production: Zeta Audiovisual
  7 nominations.
106 min


- Are you alone?

- My moms in the washroom.

Can I have a pair for her?

- Earphones?

- Yes, please.


Ladies and gentlemen,

next station:
Barcelona Sants.

Renfe thanks you

for using our services

and hopes to see you

on board again soon.

Please do not forget

any personal items.

Have the flowers arrived?

Leyre, I told you to call first thing.

Tell the sommelier to move his ass

or I won't call him

for the next wedding.

I'll leave the papers for the bank.

Really! I can't be away

for even one morning.

Have they arrived?

Why havent you called?

Hang up and call right now.

I dont want to buy anything

or donate anything.

Does Flix Ambrs live here?

- There's no one here with that name.

- It says here that there is.

- Why are you looking for him?

- I want to see him.

- Yes, but why?

- Does he live here or not?

First tell me why you want to see him.

He's my father.

Then you've got the wrong Ambrs.

I seem to remember

that the Ambrs who lived here

is very young and white.

Hey! That's my letter! Give it back!

Hey! Hey!

This is,

my son.


May I continue?

Thank you.

Chino, your cell. Thank you.

The idea is that the volunteers

talk about their lives.

- What for?

- To record them.

One of the project's aims

is historical.

They're creating an archive. In the

future, when people want to know...

What do I get out of it

if a moron studies me in 100 years?

- Who'd study you, bighead?

- This smells of cops.

Yeah, have they got anything

to do with it?

- No, they havent.

- Swear by all you hold sacred.

They want to keep an eye on us.

I haven't sold grass

for at least two hours.

You're like a crowd of five-year-olds.

It's an OK project, really.

It's a way to change

the image shown of you

on the TV, in the papers,

in the media...

I'd like to be Public Enemy No. 1.

I want you to have the chance

to show what you're really like,

how you live...

Yeah, and then we all end up

in the slammer. It's dangerous.

If I bring a camera into the house

my dad will string me up!

And then he'll sell the camera

to fix your face.

- Do we get paid?

- What?

- Do we get paid?

- This isn't Hollywood.

- It's a project by the Ministry.

- Only Nutter gets paid.


All Nutter needs is a bit of love.

- I love you too, guys.

- Who'll put it together?

You think you're Almodvar?

- They can do what they want with it.

- Why not give us the cameras?

- 'Cos they want them back!

- Right!

Don't say I didn't try.

Screw the project.

No, come on!

I'll still get my millionaire salary

and well go back to...

Hey, how do I know

what they'll do with what I do?

I have to explain everything.

They'll wipe their asses.

What do you think theyll do?

They can show us

any fucking way they want.

I don't like to look scary

but I don't want to look pathetic.

He's right.

- Here.

- What the f*ck do I do with this?

I don't know.

Treat it like a girlfriend.

I'll go screw it.

A threesome!

Do whatever you want.

That way, you'll understand it.

Surprise us!

Knock everyone on

when they see it.

You're not the worst guys,

and you're not pathetic.

Surprise us, Chino,

with something

no one expects from you.

Hi, this is Felix.

Leave a message

and I'll call you back.

- Was it your idea to run away?

- Yes.

- Your mother didn't send you?

- No.

So she knows nothing about this?


- May I?

- Yes.

Would you like something to eat?

Call your mother.

When she finds out you've gone

she'll get an awful fright.

Is that what you want,

to frighten her?

I just want to meet my father.

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