Octavia (2002)

Run Time - 130 min.  |   Countries - France, Spain  |  
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Basilio Martin Patino's drama Octavia is about a man who is coming home after a long time away. Rodrigo (Blanca Oteyza) arrives in his hometown to take part in a University symposium on espionage. He and his wife Elsa (Blanca Oteyza), meet former friends of his like his cousin Dona (Margarita Lozano). Rodrigo eventually meet Manuela (Antonia San Juan), who turns out to be Rodrigo's daughter. Manuela reveals that Rodrigo has a granddaughter, Octavia. The protagonist confronts this new information at the same time that he wrestles with his feelings about his past. Octavia was screened in competition at the San Sebastian Film Festival.