Leap Year

    Genre
    Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    94 mins
  • Release Date
    2010
  • Countries
    Mexico
  • Languages
    Spanish

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Rated an impeccable 92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Cannes Film Festival Golden Camera winner LEAP YEAR is an unpredictable, gripping, and ultimately haunting film from director Michael Rowe (EARLY WINTER). Monica del Carmen stars as Laura, whose personal life consists of one affair after another. She meets Arturo (Gustavo Sánchez Parra) and the pair enter into an intense sexual relationship. As days go by, Laura crosses out the days on a calendar, revealing her secret past to her lover. New York Daily News calls it, "A haunting portrait of loneliness in its starkest state."
DIRECTED BY:
Michael Rowe
WRITTEN BY:
Michael Rowe, Lucia Carreras
CAST INCLUDES:
Mónica Del Carmen, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Marco Zapata

SYNOPSIS

Journalist Laura works at home, isolating herself from others. While she lies to her mother and brother, Raul (Marco Zapata), on the phone about having an active social life, Laura’s days consist of gazing at her neighbors, eating canned food and going to clubs to bring home strangers. As the anniversary of her father’s death draws near, Laura develops a relationship with Arturo a charismatic actor who shares her taste for rough sex.

Leap Year

    Genre
    Drama, Romance
  • Runtime
    94 mins
  • Release Date
    2010
  • Countries
    Mexico
  • Languages
    Spanish
DIRECTED BY
Michael Rowe
WRITTEN BY
Michael Rowe, Lucia Carreras
CAST INCLUDES
Mónica Del Carmen, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Marco Zapata
Rated an impeccable 92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Cannes Film Festival Golden Camera winner LEAP YEAR is an unpredictable, gripping, and ultimately haunting film from director Michael Rowe (EARLY WINTER). Monica del Carmen stars as Laura, whose personal life consists of one affair after another. She meets Arturo (Gustavo Sánchez Parra) and the pair enter into an intense sexual relationship. As days go by, Laura crosses out the days on a calendar, revealing her secret past to her lover. New York Daily News calls it, "A haunting portrait of loneliness in its starkest state."

Journalist Laura works at home, isolating herself from others. While she lies to her mother and brother, Raul (Marco Zapata), on the phone about having an active social life, Laura’s days consist of gazing at her neighbors, eating canned food and going to clubs to bring home strangers. As the anniversary of her father’s death draws near, Laura develops a relationship with Arturo a charismatic actor who shares her taste for rough sex.