Director: Alex Santiago Perez
Country: Puerto Rico
Year of Production: 2014
Total Running Time: 93 min
Language: Spanish: subtitiled in English
ABOUT THE FILM
This is the reflective tale of Marso, a lonely, eccentric painter and art professor, facing an unavoidable illness that will lead to blindness. Marso is forced to re-examine his emotional world as he realizes that although he has had a series of professional successes, his personal relationships are empty.
This bittersweet film uses humour to explore Marso’s daily routines, challenges and self exploration, creating an intimacy between him and the viewer as he seeks to find ways to reach the family he abandoned and to face the biggest obstacle of his life.
Born in Puerto Rico in 1970, Alex Santiago Pérez studied History at the University of Puerto Rico where he currently lives. Since 1995 he has been making educational and industrial documentaries as well as educational fiction dramas. He is the writer/director of Cows Wearing Glasses, his first Feature Film