On a secluded farmhouse in Castile and León, Luis is reuinted with his estranged daughter, Elisa after a 20-year separation. On the farmhouse, Luis writes what appears at times to be both an autobiography and a novel. The book is played out, with memories of the past, such as when Luis walked out on his family and is mixed with fantasies about Elisa’s adult life as well as her failed marriage.
Director: Carlos Saura. AKA Elisa, My Love
Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Fernando Rey, Isabel Mestres, Norman Briski, Joaquín Hinojosa, Ana Torrent.
1977 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.