The Obscure Spring

by Ernesto Contreras

Synopsis

 

Igor (José María Yazpik) works as a plumber in a big office building. He is overwhelmingly attracted to Pina (Irene Azuela), a lonely secretary that goes around serving coffee to her boss’ clients. Their sexual desires prove to be life-changing as Igor’s wife Flora (Cecilia Suárez) starts wondering whether her husband is having an affair or not. Pina has problems of her own as she finds it hard to juggle between her new found single life and taking care of her young son Lorenzo. A blinded by lust Igor, decides to buy Flora a copy machine with their life savings while Pina decides to put together a lion costume for her son’s school presentations, both actions will lead to one final act of unusual proportions.

Director

Ernesto Contreras

 

Screenplay

Carlos Contreras

 

Producer

Alejandra Guevara C.

 

Cinematography

Tonatiuh Martínez Valdez

 

Music Supervision

Herminio Gutiérrez

 

Original Theme Song NO PUEDO PARAR performed by

Emmanuel del Real

 

Production designer

Bárbara Enríquez y Alejandro García

 

Editor

Valentina Leduc

 

Cast

José María Yazpik, Cecilia Suárez, Irene Azuela y Hayden Meyenberg, with the special participation of Margarita Sanz

 

Production Company

Tintorera Producciones, Agencia SHA, Alebrije Cine y Video, FIDECINE, Estudios Churubusco Azteca