He is the first guest to arrive, and in order to avoid the awkwardness he retreats to the roof terrace with a beer and a pack of cigarettes. She has spent her afternoon helping out with the birthday party, and while waiting for something to bake in the oven she heads for the roof terrace for a smoke. An innocent inquiry about a lighter grows into small talk and although they seem to have very little in common, the conversation deepens - as do their feelings for each other.
Festivals: Montreal 2010, Stockholm 2010
Adrina Díaz Chapa