Expanding on ideas from La tarea (Homework), Director Jaime Humberto Hermosillo continues his story, now of a young man completing an assignment for his film/video class. The young man invites Marieda, a middle-aged woman, over to his aunt’s house to rehearse for a video drama she believes they will eventually record. But she doesn’t realize that she is being videotaped since her arrival. After a faux-sex scene rehearsal, they do make love, which causes an unexpected reaction within the young man. Minutes later the real horror of their true relationship is revealed! –Vanguard
Jaime Humberto Hermosillo (born January 22, 1942) is a Mexican film director, often compared to Spain’s Pedro Almodóvar.
Born in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, in center Mexico, Hermosillo’s films often explore the hypocrisy of middle-class Mexican values.
He worked with Gabriel García Márquez on “Mary My Dearest” in 1979 and “The Summer of Miss Forbes” in 1988.
Hermosillo currently teaches film-making at the University of Guadalajara and has recently collaborated with his students on various projects. —Wikipedia