HOW MOST THINGS WORK

COMO FUNCIONAN CASI TODAS LAS COSAS

By Fernando SALEM

TAREA FINA SRL - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2014

Celina works at a remote tollbooth on a desert road, few days before Christmas, her father dies and Celina becomes a door-to-door encyclopedia saleswoman so she can earn enough money to travel to Italy and find her mom.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama, Comedy
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Fernando SALEM
    • EIDR 10.5240/EDFE-2253-857F-F62B-EAAC-O
    • Synopsis
    • Celina is an introspective and shy girl who lives in a desert working-class neighborhood. She has a boyfriend and works at a deserted tollbooth in order to provide for her father who is very sick.
      But on a Sunday after coming back from church she finds him dead.
      Organizing her father’s belongings, she discovers the address where her mother lives in Italy. Celina the resigns from her work at the tollbooth, to sell books door to door, just like her father did.
      How almost everything work is an American encyclopedia that has all the answers, selling it will allow her to save money to look for her mother, the only one she has left.
      During her first sales journey she does not manage to sell anything, but discovers that her mother never left to Italy, but remade her life and lives on the other side of the desert.
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