Fidel is an ordinary man who, in his sixties, does what he can to get on the last train that brings some emotion to his boring and monotonous life. That is why he has organized a getaway, far beyond his economic possibilities, in the bridal suite of a luxurious hotel in Toledo. Up there he will go with a coworker much younger than him to have an extramarital affair. However, he will discover that his wife also had plans for that same weekend.
Six years after
2 francs, 40 pesetas,
Carlos Iglesias (
Grandparents) doubled again as director and protagonist of this comedy that adapts his own play of the same name. In The bridal suite, Iglesias puts himself in the shoes of a middle-aged man who, to breathe some emotion into his monotonous existence, decides to rebel against his own nature and run away with a coworker to a Toledo hotel, far beyond his means , to have an adventure. As this apparently discreet and planned weekend, unwanted encounters and a multitude of entanglements begin to emerge, a fun plot will unfold that, deep down, invites the viewer to reflect on loneliness, sexual desire or fears and to laugh while seeing reflected his own existential concerns in the different, and picturesque, characters that populate this feature film. Together with Iglesias, they complete the cast of the film Ana Arias (Tell me how it happened),
José Mota (
Girlfriend) and the winner of the Goya
Safe Santiago (
Father there is only one), among others.