The Red Squirrel

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The Red Squirrel ★★ La Ardilla Roja 1993

Former pop star Jota (Novo) is distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend and contemplating throwing himself off a bridge when he witnesses a motorcycle accident and rushes to help the young woman (Suarez) involved. After learning she's suffering from amnesia, Jota tells both the woman and the hospital that her name is Lisa and he's her lover. Then Jota invents a fictitious life for her, according to his own desires. Spanish with subtitles. 104m/C VHS, DVD . SP Nancho Novo, Emma Suarez, Maria Barranco, Carmelo Gomez, Ana Garcia; D: Julio Medem; W: Julio Medem; C: Gonzalo F. Berridi; M: Alberto Iglesias.