A man and woman who as children had traveled on the same boat fleeing from war, meet 35 years later at a hospital. The memory of their love affair leads them to try to continue where they left of.
Carmen and Alfredo, childhood sweethearts since secondary school, live in Satelite, unaware of the pressures of fitting into a body-conscious society even though both are severely overweight. When Alfredo gets a work promotion and they are forced to move to Mexico City, she decides to change not only her body, but also that of her husband’s. As the pounds fly off for one of them, an inevitable distance develops between the two.
Ten different voices join together to create a contemporary vision of the Revolution in Mexico. There is not only one interpretation presented of this historic event, but rather a wide range of views about the concept of revolution — its social significance as well as its more intimate, personal meaning. These stories try to offer a plural perspective through varied aesthetic perceptions that enrich our collective imagination.
Before dying, Nora devises a plan to make José, ex-husband, take care of her funeral. But she misses something the only flaw in the plan, a mysterious photograph left under the bed, will lead to an unexpected outcome that will remind us that sometimes the greatest love stories are hidden in the smallest places.
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