Two kids, Ignacio and Enrique, discover love, cinema and fear in a religious school at the start of the ‘60s. Father Manolo, the school principal and their literature teacher, is witness to and part of these discoveries.
The three characters meet twice again, at the end of the ‘70s and in the ‘80s. The reencounter will mark the life and death of some of them.
The cast includes Gael Garcia Bernal, Javier Cámara, Leonor Watling, Alberto Ferreiro, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Fele Martínez, Francisco Boira, Francisco Maestre, Lluís Homar and Petra Martínez.