My Grandmother’s House

Adán Aliaga.

Spain 2005,80 min.

Marina lives in a small, decrepit house in Spain’s Alicante province, a house she has inhabited for 59 years, ever since she married her husband. Life for Marina is fairly typical for a woman of her age. She walks to buy groceries, carrying home heavy plastic bags. She sits with her friends in lawn chairs on the sidewalk, gossiping and talking about their lives. She watches telenovelas and catholic masses on a television set she couldn’t live without.

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