Elsa & Fred
2005, Spain-Argentina, 102’, Color, Spanish-English-Italian
Director: Marcos Carnevale
Cast: Manuel Alexandre, China Zorilla, Blanca Portillo
A heartwarming romance which proves that love never retires.
A “second spring story” from Argentinian master Marcos Carnevale.
Inspired by Fellini’s La Dolce Vita.
When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa seduces Fred with her reckless behavior and view of life and they have a romance.