Volver plot summary

Volver plot summary

1
Raimunda/Sole/Paula clean the graves of their dead parents(who died in a fire four years ago)
2
They visit tia paula, who believes that the mother is looking after her. They think she is crazy
3
They visit Augustina, a neighbour who looks after tia paula. Augustina’s mother disappeared when raimunda’s parents died
4
Paula kills Paco because he tries to molest her. Raimunda hides the body in a empty restaurant that a neighbour asks her to look after
5
Tia paula dies. Raimunda can’t attend the funeral because she must hide Paco’s body. The neighbours say that they have seen the ghost of irene
6
Sole finds Irene in the boot of her car. At first she thinks that she is a ghost. Irene stays with Sole and helps her run her illegal hairdressing business
7
Paula discovers that her grandmother is alive but she can’t tell raimunda because raimunda and Irene had a bad relationship
8
Agustina has cancer. She asks raimunda to ask Irene if her mother is alive. raimunda thinks she is crazy
9
Raimunda buries paco’s corpse by the river. She is told about her mother’s return but doesn’t want to talk to her
10
Irene reveals the truth. Raimunda’s father molested her and Paula is her sister as well as her daughter. Irene found him in bed with augustina’s mother so set the house on fire and killed them.
11
Irene asks Raimunda for forgiveness. She looks after Augustina in her final days
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