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THE INVISIBLE
INVISIBLES
2020, 84 min, Spain, Dir: Gracia Querejeta

Elsa (Emma Suárez), Julia (Adriana Ozores), and Amelia (Nathalie Poza) are three women in their fifties, who meet every week to exercise together in a park. On these brisk morning walks, the friends discuss their personal lives and careers, their aspirations, and their deepest secrets. Centering on the witty dialogue and scathing observations of these aging women, the film explores their shared frustrations in a society in which mature women seemingly become invisible. “…the film turns into a cry against discrimination, a demand for attention from the egotistical and absurd system that we’re living in, and a beautiful ode to friendship.” - Alfonso Rivera, Cineuropa.


THE LAST SUIT
EL ÚLTIMO TRAJE
2017, 91 min, Argentina, Dir: Pablo Solarz

At 88, Abraham Bursztein (Miguel Ángel Solá) is being pushed into a retirement home by his kids, who disagree on how to handle his fading health. A Holocaust survivor, Abraham isn’t about to quietly fade away - he plans a secret one-way trip to Poland, where he hopes to find the Christian friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. Along the way, he meets characters who both help him and need his help; a standout among these is iconic Spanish actress Angela Molina, who plays the proprietor of a Madrid hotel. With its klezmer-driven score, evocative cinematography and fleet pacing, this late-in-life road movie is comedic and poignant in equal measure.


HAPPY 140
FELICES 140
2015, Latido Films, 98 min, Spain, Dir: Gracia Querejeta

Elia (Maribel Verdu) has just hit the jackpot – literally. One of the things she spends her 140 million Euro lottery prize on is a 40th-birthday bash in the Canary Islands, to which she invites a motley group of family and friends, including the ex she still pines for. But proximity to wealth can warp even the closest relationships, and the reunion soon takes a shocking turn. “Querejeta has assembled one of the best possible casts which Spanish cinema can provide.” - Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter. In Spanish with English subtitles.


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