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    A Sort of Family

    Directed by Diego Lerman
    Argentina/Brazil/France/Poland | 95 minutes | Focus on Argentina

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    A Sort of Family

    Directed by Diego Lerman
    Argentina/Brazil/France/Poland | 95 minutes | Focus on Argentina

  • View Trailer

    A Sort of Family

    Directed by Diego Lerman
    Argentina/Brazil/France/Poland | 95 minutes | Focus on Argentina

  • View Trailer

    A Sort of Family

    Directed by Diego Lerman
    Argentina/Brazil/France/Poland | 95 minutes | Focus on Argentina

When successful doctor Malena’s prearranged adoption of an impoverished mother’s baby turns into blackmail, Malena is confronted by the hard realities of class, motherhood and an uncaring legal system in this unforgettable new film from one of the brightest lights of New Argentinian Cinema, Diego Lerman.

Schedule

January 5, 2018 8:30 PM Camelot Theatres Tickets not available
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January 7, 2018 7:00 PM Regal Cinemas Tickets not available
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film synopsis

Her rain-soaked face evincing both fear and hope, physician Malena (Bárbara Lennie, The Skin I Live In) makes her way through the streets of Buenos Aires en route to Argentina’s Misiones province. There, in a remote rural hospital, impoverished surrogate mother Marcela (Yanina Avila in an astounding debut) is about to give birth to the child Malena has arranged to adopt. But Malena’s moment of joy quickly becomes a nightmare when Marcela’s tragedy-stricken family breaks from their prearranged agreement with the successful doctor and demands a substantial additional payment to release the child. Shock, confusion and rage soon turn to panic as Malena realizes the seriousness of the demands, scrambling to come up with the funds and sending her deep into the hard realities of class, motherhood and an uncaring legal system in this unforgettable new film from Diego Lerman, one of the brightest lights of New Argentinian Cinema.

In competition for the Cine Latino Award.

film details

Original Language Title: Una Especie de Familia
Country: Argentina/Brazil/France/Poland
Year: 2017
Running Time: 95 minutes
Language: Spanish (deaf-friendly)
Subtitles: Yes
Awards: Best Screenplay, San Sebastian International Film Festival
Director: Diego Lerman
Producers: Nicolas Avruj, Diego Lerman
Principal Cast: Bárbara Lennie, Daniel Araoz, Claudio Tolcachir, Yanina Avila
Cinematographers: Wojciech Staron
Editor: Alejandro Brodersohn
Music: José Villalobos
Screenwriter: Diego Lerman, María Meira
Website: http://www.elcampocine.com.ar/site/#servicios

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