Alberto, a modern and enterprising man, wedded to technology and the dizzying speed of the big cities, must take a trip to his hometown, with the mission to look for Don Alfredo, his father, to take him to a residential care in the city. Since the death of his mother, Alberto had not returned to his homeland, where his father never left, who for several years has been deteriorating as a result of dementia. For Alberto, a pragmatic man, it is very difficult to understand his father's last wish that his departure conditions: Reaching the moon to say goodbye to Elena, his beloved late wife.Sharing time in this isolated village gradually rebuilt their relationship and affection, which connect to Alberto with his forgotten history. Moved by the ingenuity and the illness of his father, Alberto understands the importance of his father's wish and engrossed in their particular fantasy. Thus before taking Don Alfredo at the group home, Alberto decides to change the initial plans to make a short...
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El Astronauta received 2 Audience Awards from the Latino Media Fest and the Ojai Short Film Festival plus a Programers Choice Award at the Pittsburgh Shortfest. See more