Gleich’, a story of an impossible friendship between a boy and an old man

Cienconn unveils film details

Canarian filmmaker Jennifer Castañeda adapts her own novel in her feature debut.

Gleich, Jeniffer Castañeda’s debut film, is the story of “a friendship beyond words”, an impossible bond between a boy traumatised by a family loss and an elderly man with intellectual disabilities who manage to communicate despite not even sharing a language. A film whose story travels between the past and the present, set in the Canary Islands and which reflects on the weight of memories in decisions.

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