Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
Inspired by a personal experience with Alzheimer's disease, director Antonio Mercero's low-key family drama details the relationship between a young Madrid student studying for a public entrance competition, and her elderly grandfather whose memory is becoming increasingly fuzzy. Her parents and siblings leaving for a summer holiday in San Sebastian studious Ana stays behind to prepare for her upcoming test and be close to her grandfather Ricardo. Ricardo is staying in a home for the summer, but thanks to his friendly roommate Andres the old man is never lonely. Most days, Ricardo and Andres pass the time recalling their youthful exploits. Though the conversations are generally spirited, Ricardo's nostalgic summer takes a foreboding turn when he begins to display early signs of Alzheimer's.