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Alvaro (Javier Gutierrez) separates from his wife, Amanda (Maria Leon), an exultant best‐sellers writer, and decides to confront her dream: write a great novel. But it is unable to; has no talent or imagination.... Guided by his writing teacher (Antonio de la Torre), it delves into the pillars of the novel, until one day discovers that the fiction is written with reality. Alvaro begins to manipulate his neighbors and friends to create a story, a true story that surpasses fiction.... Adaptation of "Mobile", first novel by Javier Cercas, posted in 1987.
An aspiring writer with no imagination seeks inspiration for his novel by manipulating the lives of his neighbors so that he can write about them.