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Lugares comunes

Lugares comunes

Argentina 2003 112'

Director: Adolfo Aristarain
Script: Adolfo Aristarain, Kathy Saavedra
Camera: Porfirio Enriquez
Editing: Fernando Pardo
With: Federico Luppi, Mercedes Sampietro, Arturo Puig, Carlos Santamaria


In Buenos Aires, a few days before traveling to Spain with his beloved wife Liliana Rovira to visit their son Pedro, the leftist Literature professor Fernando Robles is compulsory retired in the University, and he concludes that it is impossible to live with his pension. The crisis in Argentina does not allow Fernando to get a new job, and his wife decides to sell her family's apartment and move to a small farm near Villa Dolores to reduce their expenses. Fernando comes up with the idea to grow lavender and sell the oil to the perfume industry.