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  • Summary: A mature and ill man, a medieval literature professor, has gone over his personal life and has decided, amongst his doubts, what he wants to leave others once he passes away. An inheritance in the form of an essay, based on Llull's "The Book of the Friend and the Beloved," which he has savedA mature and ill man, a medieval literature professor, has gone over his personal life and has decided, amongst his doubts, what he wants to leave others once he passes away. An inheritance in the form of an essay, based on Llull's "The Book of the Friend and the Beloved," which he has saved in the memory of his personal computer. (Strand Releasing) Expand
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 4
  2. Negative: 3 out of 4
  1. 60
    More exciting and truthful than most better-looking films dare to be.
  2. 38
    A talky, pretentious soap opera about Spanish intellectuals.
  3. 30
    Like its title, it's a clumsy contraption.
  4. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    30
    An unintentional parody of the kind of overwrought melodrama Pedro Almodovar once reworked to far better effect.