Little boy born without a mother or a father / Taken to the river and then pushed into the water / And the priests are singing that the hell was getting hotter / Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, the only one to save him / From the thing he loves the most but we know will betray him
Great photography, as well as great opening and closing scenes. Unfortunately the script was underdeveloped and the emotional climax came too early, letting the film just drag on after that. Maybe if it hadn't tried to be too many different things at once, it could have worked even better. I can't say I was left as impressed as the people who gave it 9 Goya awards though.