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118 minutes


Crime, Drama


Spanish (English subtitles)


Following the death of her mother Irene in a tragic fire some years ago, Raimunda, together with her daughter Paula and sister Sole, travels from Madrid to her home village to tend to the grave. Whilst there, the women visit their senile aunt who tells them that their mother has still been looking after her in old age. Later, a family tragedy and murder causes Irene to reappear from beyond the grave to Sole, in order to try to heal old wounds, as secrets from the family's past are gradually revealed.

Content warning: please be advised that this film deals with topics including sexual abuse and incest.

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15 Classification

Contains moderate sex references and violence.

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