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NAME OF FILM: FLOWERS
DIRECTOR(S): Jose Mari Goenaga, Jon Garaño
STARRING: Itziar Ituño, Nagore Aranburu, Itziar Aizpuru, Josean Bengoetxea
GENRE: Foreign Film
SYNOPSIS: Flowers is the story of three women, three lives altered by the mere presence of bouquets of flowers. Ane’s life takes a turn when a bouquet of flowers is delivered to her house every week. Always at the same time and always anonymously. Lourdes and Tere’s lives are also affected by some mysterious flowers. A stranger leaves a weekly bouquet in memory of someone important in their lives. This Flowers that will make feelings blossom inside them that had seemed long forgotten… But in the end, they are nothing more than flowers.
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