Julio Medem – Los Amantes del Circulo Polar aka Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)


As young children, Otto (Fele Martínez) and Ana (Najwa Nimri) become best friends, leading to the marriage of Ana’s mother, Olga (Maru Valdiviesio), to Otto’s father, Álvaro (Nancho Novo). When Otto and Ana become teenagers, they begin a sexual relationship, which they hide from their parents. The two fall deeply in love and seem destined to spend the rest of their lives together. However, their relationship is tested when Otto’s mother dies and the two are separated. Continue reading