Surreal experimental film in which a foreign intelligence agent, known as El Gringo, investigates the presence of radioactivity in a lobster caught in a fishing village in the Caribbean. While taking a break at the hotel, a cat steals lobster.
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An experimental silent film by Gabriel Garcia Marquez! File this somewhere between Cocteau and Kerouac. Or between UN CHIEN ANDALOU and LA TERRA TREMA. Or between Maya Derin and Jonas Mekas. I shouldn't have to rate this film against any other film, with stars. It isn't fair. I don't even know if this is a home movie or what. The closest thing I can compare it to is LIMITE (1931).
Space and time: A town at the coast, frozen in time. Nothing apparently ever happens there and it seems it'll never do. Characters: the hotel man, the girl, the cat, the lobster, the wizard, the little boy and the American.