A lonely, middle-aged teacher, Carlos, head to a local cruising ground looking for company. While there are both gay and straight people having sex there, he fails to find anyone, until he stumbles across one of his students, Toni. This starts an uneasy affair between the two, although after they have sex, Carlos realises things have gone too far and tries to break it off. However, Toni is continues to pursue Carlos, and the teacher doesn’t resist too much.
There are also strange, dark, potentially violent things going on in the woods amongst Toni friends, and it may be something that Carlos can’t escape either.
Everlasting Love is a movie that some viewers will find pointless and a little infuriating, while others will have the almost polar opposite reaction, being pulled in by its brooding atmosphere, deliberate strangeness and attempts to intrigue. It’s a movie that doesn’t have a huge amount of plot – even though it’s only 67 minutes long, the actual story probably takes up just half of that – but instead tries to build mood and atmosphere. [Read more…]