"El Estudiante" is a family comedy/drama that became an amazing box office phenomenon. Running for 22 weeks, it climbed to the number 2 spot of Mexican films of the year. The film has become a classic in Mexico that transcends all age groups.
Chano (Jorge Lavat), a retiree in his seventies, enrolls at a university to follow his long-deferred dream of studying literature and in the process he tears down the generational gap with a group of youngsters. In a clash of diverse customs and traditions, they share their hopes and dreams, overcoming the challenges of life, romance and friendship.