No todo es vigilia
Spain, 2014 - 98'
Antonio and Felisa are a couple of old people who have been together in their quiet and small village all their life. Now that their health is more fragile they are afraid of not being able to take care of each other. Despite that, they oppose the possibility of going to a retirement home and having to leave their life in someone else’s hands.
Antonio and Felisa have been living together their whole life, in a little village of the province of Teruel. Now that their health is more fragile they are afraid of not being able to take care of each other. On the horizon the prospect of having to go into a retirement home appears as a threat.
Not All Is Vigil portrays love in old age, tossing-and-turning nights due to the fear of loneliness, death and separation from the beloved. It portrays the fear of leaving one’s life in someone else’s hands and losing independence.
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Hermes Paralluelo graduates in 2004. In 2006 he directs the medium-length film Pan de Azúcar, (Documenta Madrid ’08 and Valdivia ’08). In 2011 he finishes Yatasto, his first full-length documentary filmed in Argentina and award winner of many international festivals: MÁLAGA ‘12, FICUNAM ‘12, FIDMARSEILLE ‘11, BAFICI ‘11, VIENNALE ‘11.