Tagged: mood: escapist
When 20-year-old Baby Doll loses her mother she knows instantly that she has to protect herself and her little sister from their stepfather. But things don’t go as planned: Baby Doll’s sister is dead, she has a gun in her hand and her stepfather winds up committing her to a mental institution.
Tetsuya Nakashima’s Paco and the Magical Book tells the story of grumpy old Okunuki (Yakusho) as he enters a board meeting and is sent to a hospital, in which he meets a whole bunch of picturesque characters, including a little girl named Paco who can only retain memories for a day.
Selected by Peru to represent them at the upcoming Academy Awards, Undertow tells the story of Miguel, a fisherman in the small town of Cabo Blanco, where he is having a baby with his wife Mariela, but no one knows that Miguel is having an extramarital affair with Santiago.