Julio and Ana have been together for over fifteen years. They don’t look at each other or touch each other anymore and daily conflicts have become the norm. This evening, Ana has invited the upstairs neighbors over.
Uruguay (1972) unavoidably falls into a terrible dictatorship. Diego and Leonardo, two writers of a well-known TV comedy show, struggle to maintain their integrity under the pressure they receive to tone down their political satires against the military.
David Aguilar is a teenage boy who lives in Andorra. He was born with Poland Syndrome, a disorder that led to him having a deformed right arm. But David never let his disability interfere with his passion for LEGO. As a child, David would construct vehicles and toys with the world-famous building blocks, something that would eventually lead him to build his very own prosthesis out of LEGO, and he’s been improving it ever since.
When Sara is offered the chance to buy the house of her dreams, she can’t believe her luck. The house is light and airy, with spectacular views and extremely cheap. There’s just one “small” snag: Lola, the 80-year old current owner, will remain living in it until she dies.
In 1921, the steamboat Santa Isabel was carrying 260 Spanish emigrants to America, when it sank just off the island of Salvora in Galicia, Spain. Only three women from the island came to help and managed to rescue 50 of the passengers. While the women are lauded as heroines, the suspicion that the accident was provoked starts to spread like wildfire.
Due to “health reasons”, Patrizio Etxebeste finds himself forced to give up his position as mayor. Determined not to lose his power over local politics, he names his wife, Maria Luisa, the town’s first female mayor. But Maria Luisa has no intention of being her husband’s puppet and quickly sets about changing the way things are run, throwing her marriage into turmoil in the process.