Lucia is a young waitress working in a restaurant in the centre of Madrid. After the loss of her long-term boyfriend, a writer, she seeks refuge on a quiet, secluded Mediterranean island. There, bathed in an atmosphere of fresh air and dazzling sun, Lucia begins to discover the dark corners of her past relationship, experienced as if through the forbidden passages of a novel which the author allows her to read from afar.
Shot to stunning effect using high definition video, this enigmatic and sensuous film beautifully explores themes of love, loss, sex and the peculiarities of fate. Erotically charged and deliciously intricate, Sex And Lucia is proof that Julio Medem is one of the leading figures in Spanish cinema.