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Rolling Family (2004)
"Familia rodante" (original title)

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A wedding invite from an estranged sibiling inspires a grandmother to assemble her family and embark on a roadtrip in a broken down caravan.

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Cast overview:
Graciana Chironi ...
Emilia
Nicolás López ...
Matias
Liliana Capurro ...
Marta
Ruth Dobel ...
Claudia
Marianela Pedano ...
Yanina
Bernardo Forteza ...
Oscar
Elías Viñoles ...
Gustavo (as Raúl Viñoles)
Carlos Resta ...
Ernesto
Laura Glave ...
Paola
Sol Ocampo ...
Bebé
Leila Gomez ...
Nadia
Federico Esquerro ...
Claudio
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On her 84th birthday, Emilia gets a call from her sister in Misiones inviting her to be matron of honor at a family wedding. Emilia tells her family that all of them are making the trip. Her two daughters, their husbands and children, one great-grandchild, and one child's friend jam into a camper van atop an old Chevy pickup. They leave from Buenos Aires. Engine trouble, a toothache, a stray dog, mosquitoes, and the heat complicate the journey. Cousins kiss, a melancholy brother-in-law tries to re-kindle an old flame, and the infant's father shows up uninvited. The screen is full of close ups. "Well, that's life," says Emilia. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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30 September 2004 (Argentina)  »

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Rolling Family  »

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$849 (USA) (8 September 2006)

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$9,291 (USA) (10 November 2006)
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Graciana Chironi, the woman who plays Emilia's character, is not an actress, is real life's mother of the director Pablo Trapero. See more »

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Familia Rodante
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A dozen members of a Buenos Aires suburbs family starts a single weekend trip of 1000 km to take grandma to a wedding, in a motor home.
7 October 2004 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

A dozen members of a Buenos Aires suburbs family starts a single weekend trip of 1000 km to take grandma to a wedding, in a motor home. Every character in the movie plays a great part (this is Trapero's best film), relationships are shown with quite a simple eye, but with a lot of sensitivity. Some kind of argentinity is shown, the movie takes the spectator along the way with this family members who will show incredible capability to survive and pass on obstacles, and also amazing human vices, good and bad, but particularly and specially human. The way Trapero engages in dialog with the audience is extremely mature, the director finds the way to balance between not underestimating the audience shooting unnecessary and not pretending to find deep sociological or anthropological plots, just showing how everyone works.


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