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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Items borrowed from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan are dependent on the policies of the lending library. Avevo deciso di limitare a 4 stelle la valutazione delle graphic novels. Years later, he reverted again to his former self, but for me the damage was well accomplished. I guess in a weird way she has grown older just to go back to her childhood or youth at the same time.

Interactive map All cultural resources at a glance. As the low hanging clouds drift over the young boy and girl she smiles and calls him a “cheater.

I’ve got a father in a long-term care facility, and this story particularly hit home. I recommend them because they are good or great. Estou cada vez mais a gostar de ler Gaphic Novels. I hate it because it is so good and you should definitely read it. Because I am tuned in to our existence and its fragilities. And ones about Alzheimer’s, which in an aging population looks something like an epidemic? 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.


Death, cancer, bullies, leukemia, pedophiles, them growing up to not like me. LE A minha estreia no mundo das graphic novels foi, como podem constatar, a melhor que poderia ter tido. This was a fantastic emotional read. I disegni sono chiari e puliti e i colori fantastici!

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If you like comics, I would check it out, definitely. Ernest, a former bank manager, abruptly finds himself living in a care home when his children feel no longer up to taking care of him when his mind gets more and more confused.

Wrinkles. Comic, Paco Roca at Spain is culture.

Fantastic if you been through this, arrugaw ready to be choked up Paco Roca Two elderly residents of an assisted living facility employ clever tricks to mask their ongoing deterioration, culminating in a riotous nighttime breakout. We forget they played an important part in our lives and in socie Hard and heart-breaking but cute and sooo necessary.

In WrinklesPaco Roca underlines, circles, highlights, and writes in the margins of my fear. Infatti, non mancano silenzi, pause, sospensioni. Dal vomic blog www. Molto molto dolce e commovente. This is a story where subtlety counts. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Most of the times we don’t want to face how our lives will be when we get old, we don’t want to consider the possibility of aging. Tinha mesmo que o ler. Even at the end when it seems as comoc the world has forgotten us there is still the possibility of connection, of love and friendship. In one lovely scene Miguel introduces Emilio to Mrs. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Related contents Paco Roca Contemporary. Originally released in France by the publishing house Delcourt in MarchWrinkles arrhgas not arrive in Spanish until the following year thanks to publisher Astiberri Ediciones.

La trama si concentra su Emilio, un anziano che soffre di Alzheimer e che per questo viene arrugaas dalla sua famiglia in casa riposo. And I found myself growing more and more anxious.

For english version, please visit http: The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

Hardcoverpages. This story touches me specially arrugqs my grandmother suffers from something similar to Alzheimer and she is almost like a baby, she just demands affetion, love, care and protection. Because they are still the person they once were and they still have wishes and hopes and desires. Their artistry is evident and clear.

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

Add Tag No Tags, Be the first to tag this record! There is not a lot to keep for the residents to be excited about, even with Emilio’s roommate Miguel’s attempts to liven things up. But these grandpas and grandmas look at it straight in the face and scream ” No retreat and no surrender” They keep their rebeliousnessthey love each other and even run away in a porsche.