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Barcelona, 2017. Ex-partners meet again after five years of not seeing each other and having gone through difficult times in their lives. Just when they thought they had left the past behind, it revives. The wounds that haven't healed begin to bleed again.
I haven't read the source material, so I can't compare that to the movie. I can say that what I saw was not as compelling as I wished it would have been. The movie tries hard to be engaging and make us feel compassion and more for the two lead characters. While their play is fine (mostly), the movie is ridden with clichés and as predictable as it gets, which derives the movie of most of its tension.
The "future" setting is only a disguise, the movie is about human behavior and relationships. About past and present and an uncertain future. I did really like "My life without me", because it not only raised questions, but it had a great lead actress and the structure of the movie was far better. I can't say the same about this, though it still has some (if few) moments of its own
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