Lila Cassen was the most successful Spanish singer of the nineties until she mysteriously vanished from one day to the next. Ten years later Lila is preparing her triumphant stage comeback; however, shortly before the long-awaited date she is involved in an accident and loses her memory. Violeta’s life is dominated by her conflictive daughter Marta. Every night she finds escape from her reality by doing the only thing that makes her happy: imitating Lila Cassen at the karaoke joint where she works. One day Violeta receives a fascinating offer: to teach Lila Cassen how to be Lila Cassen again.
Carlos Vermut won the 7th edition of the Notodofilmfest with his short film Maquetas (2009). That same year he made his second short, Michirones. In 2011 he founded the production company Psicosoda Films and independently launched Diamond Flash, his first feature, on the Filmin online film platform. In 2012 he wrote and directed the short film Don Pepe Popi. With his second feature, Magical Girl, he won the Golden Shell for Best Film and Silver Shell for Best Director at the San Sebastian Festival. The film also won the Goya for Best Actress (Bárbara Lennie).