Tros (A Piece of Land)
Based on the best-seller written by Rafael Vallbona i Sallent, TROS (A Piece of Land) is a sophisticated drama set in the beautiful yet mysterious Catalan landscape. The film explores the father-son relationship, which is put to test after a terrible incident, divided between love and resentment. First-timer Pau Calpe delivers a delicate film that positions him as one of the promising talent of Catalan cinema.
Alcastrer, the Lleida plain, Spain. Barely a hundred souls. Joan, a sullen old man, tired of being robbed, decides to join the peasant patrol that watches over the fields. His son Pepe, who has just returned from the city, accompanies him. During the nightly patrol, Joan and Pepe come across a thief.