My mother, the woman who most influenced and impacted my life, the woman I called Mama. One of the most important things she taught me was the importance of holding my mouth just right - my role in the outcome of just about every thing affecting my life. I am blessed to be her name sake.
Manuela is a hard-working single mom who has raised her son Esteban by herself since the time he was born. On his 17th birthday they go to the theater and after the show, Esteban tries to get the main actress' autograph but is run down on the street and dies. Manuela is beside herself with grief and decides to return to Barcelona to tell the boy's transgender father Lola, about the death of the son he never knew he had.