A La Orilla (By The River)

A La Orilla

A La Orilla begins with a young boy’s birthday, and he’s just about to blow out the candles on his cake. He takes a while in doing so, but after being reassured by his sister, he blows them out. We then see him fishing with his father, as they happily talk to each other. Back in the present, however, we see the boy playing with his sister, while their parents have a loud discussion in the background. Continue Reading



Lucía begins with a girl’s whispered voice telling a story. As she tells her story, we are shown a room with various fixtures. Slowly, as she talks of her life and of Luis, shadowy figures appear on the walls, and the things in the room move as if by their own will. Continue Reading

El Ladrón De Caras

El Ladron De Caras

El Ladrón De Caras starts with a lady bringing a special file to a private investigator. The detective looks over the photos, and sees how the faces of people were missing in them. The woman then shows the man how she, too, was attacked, and how she could just be the next victim. The man decides to take her under his wing and put a stop to it all. Continue Reading

Por Qué Las Babosas No Toman Sal

Por Qué Las Babosas No Toman Sal

Por Qué Las Babosas No Toman Sal starts with a man trying to make a script. He’s trying out something dramatic, something different from his usual screenplays. However, due to many concerns, he is pushed to write something more “commercial”, a film that will be a financial success. He is given plenty of ideas: a robot army, a giant insect, and a superheroine. He does what he can to make something “fresh” and “unique”. Continue Reading

La Mosca

La Mosca

La Mosca starts off with a man furiously typing away on a typewriter. He’s working on his novel, his life’s work. As the night goes by, he reminisces his life, his love, and his pain. Soon, he tires. Just as he is about to drift to sleep, a fly comes into the motel room, and it seems to want nothing more than to keep him awake. Continue Reading