Aurora is an elderly woman who lives alone in a small apartment in Madrid. She lives a simple, monotonous life, so any change in her routine is something eventful. Since her husband passed away, and most of her friends, her only visitor is a small bird that comes to her window every morning. She feels alone and neglected as she looks melancholically at all the things surrounding her… constantly reminding her of her past.
Hernán is a child who likes to daydreaming, but in his studies he is not doing well at all. His father constantly urges him to improve, advising him that he must reach very high to succeed in life. Hernán dispenses with his dream, gradually forgetting it to devote himself to his studies. Over time, and already become a successful entrepreneur, Hernán achieves the dream that his father instilled in him, reach high, until one day he will realize that he has not really achieved something he always longed for. Then he will make the crucial decision to fulfill his dream, but fate will play tricks on him. Hernán will have to face a new challenge that will change the meaning of his life.
This is a portrait of painter Lucinda Urrusti who was born in Melilla, Spanish Morocco, 1926. She arrived in Mexico in 1939, with her parents and brother, as refugees from the Spanish Civill War. The film is constructed from articulated fragments of interviews made to her from 2012 through 2017. These interviews are intertwined with a critical text of her art by writer Jaime Moreno-Villarreal, and is complemented by art researcher Eduardo Espinosa-Campos’ and artist Manuel Felguérez’ participation. The film was produced and directed by Juan Francisco Urrusti, the artist’ s nephew.
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