Arrugas (Spanish Edition) [Paco Roca] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare Book. Francisco Martínez Roca aka Paco Roca (born in on Valencia, Spain) is a Spanish strip cartoonist with experience in graphic novels and advertisement illustrations. He’s best known for his comic-books like Wrinkles. Perro Verde Films produced a cinema adaptation titled Arrugas (Spanish for. Wrinkles (in Spanish: Arrugas) was a huge commercial breakthrough for Paco Roca when it was published in Spain in The protagonist is.

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Emilio se adentra en una rutina diaria de cadencia morosa con horarios prefijados —la Emilio, un antiguo ejecutivo bancario, es internado en una residencia de ancianos por su familia tras sufrir una nueva crisis de Alzheimer. Trovo che lo stile di disegno sia semplice, le tavole non sono ricchissime di dettagli ma trovo il tutto perfettamente bilanciato e giusto per la storia che si sta narrando.

Having put a grandmother in assistant care this brought up all the emotions all over again. Ernest will live out the remainder of his days here, a life mediated through the fog of medications. Although she thought the subject rather depressing at first sight, she read this in one sitting, stirred by the story and some of the characters.

Questo graphic novel mi ha ricordato in tutto e per tutto la situazione che stiamo passando io e la mia famiglia: Personagens interessantes, em especial o Miguel.


Arrugas by Paco Roca

Awards National Comic Award. When asked how she’s coaching a smile out of the otherwise blank faced Marcel Georgette reveals that all she is doing is co,ic the word “cheater. Lists with This Book. They are good books and movies—and often times are even great books and movies. It is based on the comic of the same name, and won two Goya awards — for best adapted screenplay and best animated film.

Because ignorance is blissful.

This is a beautiful, beautiful story that handles one of the most heartbreaking and terrible diseases in existence with a graceful and very loving hand. Calendar Plan your trip Favourites. Emilio, un antiguo ejecutivo bancario, es internado en una residencia de ancianos por su familia tras sufrir una nueva crisis de Alzheimer.

Comics can do anything and that paves the way to a complex psychological narrative—one that unveils effortlessly to the reader.

Wrinkles by Paco Roca review – a tender graphic novel about Alzheimer’s disease

Full description Saved in: Hardcoverpages. This is my first experience with Roca’s work, for which he did research by hanging out at retirement homes.

Most of the times we don’t want to face how our lives will be when we get old, we foca want to consider the possibility of aging.

Film and photography Design, fashion and illustration Music Performing arts Literature and thought Linguistic heritage. W This was a fantastic emotional read. Published May by Astiberri first published March Emilio, a former bank manager, is taken to an old age home by his bitter son when his rapidly worsening dementia becomes too much for him to deal with.


A woman is pictured, seated by the window in her wheel chair, old and haggard; in the prior panel she is a young woman of beauty and elegance, riding the window seat of the Orient Express. He does such a good job, in fact, that I hate Wrinkles.

Non prende scorciatoie, racconta tutto, senza compiacimento, senza cercare la lacrima facile. This is a story where subtlety counts.

He settles into communal life where the day revolves around waking, eating, sleeping, pill popping and the occasional game of bingo. Hard and heart-breaking but cute and sooo necessary. vomic

Moreno rated it really liked it. E este foi um deles.

Wrinkles. Comic, Paco Roca at Spain is culture.

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