Long-distance relationships aren't exactly an easy thing to depict. This isn't to say certain filmmakers haven't tried, but the results -- like Going the Distance and Like Crazy -- have been of middling quality, at best. But 10.000KM understands exactly how distance plays a factor in the way some relationships work.
Kicking off with a gorgeous 22-minute scene that unfolds in one take, 10.000KM introduces the audience to its couple, Alex (Natalia Tena) and Sergi (David Verdaguer), who just happen to be the only characters in the film. They're living in Barcelona together, they're sexually fulfilled and completely in tune, as both the script and the lack of editing in this opening sequence show. But when Alex gets a grant to move to L.A. to work on her photography career, and she takes it, things get choppy for the couple, both figuratively and literally.More »