A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured. Or he imagines they have, or will. What on earth did Lucia see in Lorenzo? If you let me. Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
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Trivia They say "the island" many times but they don't say its name. A resulting pregnancy injects a note of melancholia and yearning. He's so smooth with the actors and so adept at rendering surfaces that he creates a level of expectation he's not meeting as a writer.
The movie is a journey into a land of wonders beneath the surface of consciousness -- but it's also a sexual ride of unabated heat. Warner Sogefilms A. The film doesn't have much to say about sex and it certainly isn't about sex.
Write a Review. Medem's mature cool in showing sex on screen, it is not only disappointing but also disquieting that he's reduced to heavy breathing when trying to make his metaphysical gestures. Elena Daniel Freire You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.
The Spanish director, Julio Medem , made a lovely film named " Lovers of the Arctic Circle " that was a palindrome--a story that began at both ends and met at the middle his characters were named, inevitably, Ana and Otto.