Evelio, a physical education teacher, rejects the society in which he has lived, which is why he raises the great human questions about the meaning of life and tries to find a doctrine to follow, despite its scarce preparation. Finally, he will believe he will find the guide he needs in the old poet Dámaso de Blas, so he decides to follow him to Madrid.
Did You Know?
The title of the film comes from the final verses of the poem "Villancico", written in 1972 by Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio: "Si entre la carne y el verbo / imposible fue el amor, / niño nadie, niño nunca, / niño nada, niño no". See more