It is also the story of singles and couples, friends of both, who, with their hilarious anecdotes, influence their lives and their relationship. Virgo, the married friend obsessed with sex and above all with the lack of it, blaming it on the children she has had. Aries, the single friend of Paco, tall, handsome, self-confident and with a great ability to flirt, which Paco admires. Capricorn, Paco’s friend and obsessed with his ex-girlfriend. Jilguero, Paco’s partner, a self-confident woman who apparently wears the pants of the relationship…
As the director says, this is probably his most personal comic, not only showing his concerns as a man in his forties, but also unashamedly laying bare the people around him.
The film explains with humour everyday issues such as life as a couple, work at home, mothers and their tupperware, the envied bachelors…
Circumstances that he thought were unique are the same ones that move a whole generation and that are the same or identical ones that move or have moved our civilisation for millennia.
It will be a film where more than one of us will feel identified”.
Memories of a man in pajamas is also the film directing debut of Paco Roca, who is possibly the most important Spanish comic book author of his generation. A versatile author who is not only a cartoonist and illustrator but has also collaborated in radio and television and winner of a Goya for best adapted screenplay for his work in Wrinkles, his best-known work.