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87 minutes

Drama
A provincial and supremely cocky young man arrives in Barcelona to earn a degree in painting; needing a room, he lands an assignment as live-in caregiver to an ailing old battle-ax (veteran Spanish actress Rosa Maria Sarda). The ensuing story arc is exactly what you’d expect—conflict and estrangement, followed by empathy and affection—and the minor narrative set-ups are so blatant that I felt grateful whenever veteran director Ventura Pons chose not to follow through on one of them. The old woman is named Grace; perhaps the weak pun of the title will give some indication of the movie’s eye-glazing obviousness. In Spanish with subtitles.

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