In Barcelona, Anna is a tour guide working on her monologue, in which she's a Communist housewife whose lesbian ne...展开ighbor is an object of curiosity. She's sent an audition tape to San Francisco's Another Stage. While giving a tour, she meets Montserrat, American, Jewish, teaching in Barcelona and unhappy with her job. Montserrat, claiming "I'm not a lesbian," approaches Anna; they start a relationship, and with occasional trips to the Costa Brava, it becomes a romance. Anna helps Montserrat find another job, but it's in the States. Their parting seems inevitable. They take a last trip to the Costa Brava and keep praying. Does God have a miracle in store?
A Fulbright Scholar from Barcelona, Marta Balletbò-Coll received an MFA in film directing from Columbia University in New York. Her 1995 feature film Costa Brava, released in English on video by Naiad, was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award and won the Audience Award at the San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. It is now available on dvd (PAL format only). Marta's 2004 feature Sévigné won numerous awards in Spain and is also available on PAL dvd. She has been called Spain's female Woody Allen and is the witty star of both features and shorts, as well as writing and directing.