“You always look so happy in these photos, cushioned by the sweet music of guitars that don’t burn on fires, growing up alongside unchanging smiles, look at the camera, daddy, your eyes are closed... Look at you, haven’t you grown up! And you still sing the songs that remind you of him. And everyone remembers him being so happy when he left the house. But the house was the fire. And his guitar was not always so sweet. The songwriter doesn’t lie, they said. The songwriter doesn’t play tricks, they promised. And we grew up dancing, embracing hope. But such a happy generation cannot be...”
After the happy generation is an audiovisual remix by Guillothina, made using the home movie and found footage archive of YourLostMemories project, where mistakes in 8-mm celluloid and VHS come together with a live soundtrack by Joan Colomo, Spazzfrica Ehd (Za!), Carlos Carbonell (Internet2) and Sara Fontán (Manos de Topo, The New Raemon), who reconstruct songs from popular tradition.