THE IMMORTALITY OF THE CRAB

LA INMORTALIDAD DEL CANGREJO

By Marie BENITO

ANIMAL TROPICAL CINE - as PROD

First film - Development 2018

The confinement of an octogenarian pianist is disrupted after meeting a forty-year-old woman brimming with life who longs to become a mother

    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • MEXICO, SPAIN, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marie BENITO
    • Synopsis
    • While moving in, Emilia, a single and and independent forty-one-year-old woman, meets her new neighbor, Felipe, an elderly eighty-year-old man who is dealing with his wife’s death. A friendship blooms with their encounters. Through their loneliness and Felipe’s vision on death Emilia’s sense of security is shattered, beginning to question the meaning of her life to finally decide she wants to become a single mother. While Emilia struggles to get pregnant, Felipe faces his own demise. When Felipe exhales his very last breath Emilia manages to get pregnant.
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