R | | Drama
Set in 1930's in Puebla, Mexico, a young woman finds herself in an arranged marriage to a prominent politician (Andres Ascencio). As his career progresses, she finds it more difficult to remain a loyal, loving wife.
Mexico's 2009 Academy Awards official submission to Foreign-Language Film category.
Many things happened in the country that year. Among other things, I met Andres at a cafe under the arches. Where else could it be? Everything happens in Puebla. From courtships to murders. As if no other place existed.
Andres Ascencio: They're a bunch of pricks.
Catalina Guzman: ...
When Carlos approaches Andres and Catalina at the restaurant, there are only 2 wine glasses on their table. Then, during the conversation he cheers and drinks from his own glass that appeared out of nowhere. When he leaves the table, there are only 2 glasses again.