Cows Wearing Glasses

Marcelino is a celebrated painter and art teacher with a curmudgeonly reputation. On the verge of losing his sight and being squeezed to retire from the university, he reaches out to his only daughter, Isabel, a writer of self-help books. With his thoughts turning to his final end, Marso seeks forgiveness for abandoning his family decades ago. The wounds of the past prove difficult to heal, however, in this engaging and touchingly bittersweet comedy-drama.

Cows Wearing Glasses (2014)


Puerto Rico


Spanish, with English subtitles




Alex Santiago Pérez

Alex Santiago Pérez

Alex Santiago Pérez

Born in Puerto Rico in 1970, Alex Santiago Pérez studied History at the University of Puerto Rico. Since 1995 he has been making educational and industrial documentaries as well as educational fiction dramas. Cows Wearing Glasses (2014), which he wrote and directed, is his first feature film.

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