Wednesday, January 25
LOVE & MATHEMATICS
(Amor y matemáticas, Claudia Sainte Luce, Mexico, 2022, 85 min. In Spanish with English subtitles)
Starring Roberto Quijano, Diana Bovio, and Daniela Salinas, the fifth feature film from director Claudia Sainte-Luce (The Amazing Catfish) is a satirical and engaging comedy about the ambitions and aspirations of upper-middle-class Mexican society. Set in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, Love & Mathematics tells the story of Billy Lozano, who after teenage fame as part of a popular boy band, has found himself in his late thirties, and unhappily married. Billy’s suburban routine consists of taking care of his infant son and loathing his wife’s poorly behaved lap dog. His life changes when he meets Monica, a former mega-fan of the band, who moves into the house next door and inspires him to pick up the guitar again and find something worth living for.