Mercedes Alvarez was three years old when, in the late 1960s, her parents left La Aldea, a village in the barren Northern Spanish Soria region. She was the last child born in La Aldea. Now, only fourteen people live there, a last dying generation. Soon this village, like so many other rural communities all over the world, will be deserted and will probably disappear from the map. Alvarez returns for the first time to her ancestral home and makes a stunning film about memory and the terrifying passing of time.
|Domestic Releases:||February 11th, 2011 (Exclusive) by New Yorker|
|Running Time:||115 minutes|
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|Keywords:||Directing Yourself, Voiceover/Narration, You Can't Go Home Again, Foreign Language|
|Source:||Based on Real Life Events|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Production Companies:||Jose Maria Lara PC, Alokatu|