Everything Else - Natalia Almada
- Starring: Adriana Barraza
- Production: Les Films d’Ici 2, Tita Productions
Doña Flor is a bureaucrat. It is in everything that comprises her, her non-descript beige blouse, practical heels and knee-length skirts. For over three decades she has attended frustrated and indignant citizens to whom she is nothing but an invisible, lifeless bureaucrat, and has returned each evening to her cat and solitary apartment where she makes obsessive lists of the people she attended to during the day. Inspired by Hannah Arendt’s idea that bureaucracy is one of the worst forms of violence, EVERYTHING SELSE explores the interior life of Doña Flor as she attempts to resurface. A kind of “observational narrative” the film is a mesmerising contemplation on solitude.