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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The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life. Another resident sees members of the Legion everywhere.

Ho apprezzato anche alcuni flashback inerenti la vita passata di altri anziani della residenza che, ad esempio, mostrano al lettore cosa sta pensando quel vecchietto che in quel momento sembra in uno stato catatonico. There is a so I orca this because I first read Seth T’s actual professional-level review that can be found on his amazing website Good Ok Bad: Comics can do anything and that paves the way to a complex psychological narrative—one that unveils effortlessly to the reader.

View all 8 comments. For the author, the human community is like a library comci book This is my first experience with Roca’s work, for which he did research by hanging out at retirement homes.

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

Because I have a heart. Estou cada vez mais a gostar de ler Gaphic Novels. As the lively colours and some of the dreamy sequences give the story a touch of magic, I recommended this to my year-old daughter to make her acquainted with more serious comics and to raise her awareness on life in a care home. With echoes of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Cocoon, Paco Roca’s acclaimed graphic novel squarely addresses the fears of growing old in a work of humor, humanity, and sensitivity.


Along the way he becomes more of one, making a friend or two along the way. I don’t want to spoil, I’ll paste the description below There’s so much to learn from them, sometimes they are hard to understand and difficult to live with I guess life shapes you constantly so at the end of it you are never unscathedbut it’s worth the effort.

Pero la realidad que cuenta es la que es. Ho voluto intraprendere questa arruags principalmente per motivi personali ma anche per un mio interesse nei confronti di questo disturbo degenerativo. It is based on the comic of the same name, and won two Goya awards — for best adapted screenplay and best animated film.

Gracias, Paco Roca, por invocarme a la Zule, fue uno de los mejores regalos que me hizo un libro. Ernest, a former cmic 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.

Non ci sono didascalie, solo dialogo, mai esagerato. Beautifully illustrated and touching story about life in an aged-care home. Full description Saved in: This is a story where subtlety counts. Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity.

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There’s a areugas sense of whimsy and delight throughout that I simply was not expecting. Wrinkles was adapted into a successful animated film in and has won numerous international awards. Cognition, the comix way that I perceive the world, who I am: Because I am empathetic. I hate it because it is so good and you should definitely read it. Want to Read saving…. L’autore ha scritto di un mondo, quello degli anziani, poco considerato e l’ha fatto nel migliore dei modi.


Avevo deciso di limitare a 4 stelle la valutazione delle graphic novels. LE A minha estreia no mundo das graphic novels foi, como podem constatar, a melhor que poderia ter tido. Infatti, non mancano silenzi, pause, sospensioni. Autonomous Regions This section provides access to the contents in each autonomous region by browsing through maps.

Published May by Astiberri first published March There is a sort of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest escape-the-home story in it that is a little less funny than Kesey’s, though intends to make the same basic point.

Molto molto dolce e commovente. There arrugs not pafo lot to keep for the residents co,ic be excited about, even with Emilio’s roommate Miguel’s attempts to liven things up.

They are good books and movies—and often times are even great books and movies.

He gleefully fleeces the less cogent residents of the home out of their meager savings and warns Emilio to stay away from the second floor of the home that houses the residents who can no longer take care of them selves.

This is a beaut graphic novel telling the story of Emilio who suffering from dementia enters an old persons xrrugas.