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Family Law (2006)
"Derecho de familia" (original title)

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As he adjusts to being a husband and father, Ariel Perelman meditates on the ways in which he is similar -- and so very different -- from his own dad.

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Ariel Perelman
Arturo Goetz ...
Bernardo Perelman
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Gastón Perelman
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Sandra
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Norita
Jean Pierre Reguerraz ...
tío Eduardo Perelman
Dmitry Rodnoy ...
Germán
Luis Albornoz ...
Echechuny
Darío Lagos ...
tío Mamuñe
Damián Dreizik ...
Damidjian
Gerardo del Águila ...
Peruano
Eduardo Santoro ...
Santoro
Ismael Troitiño ...
Metrosexual
Pablo Razuk ...
Abogado
Marcos Montes ...
Abogado
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As he adjusts to being a husband and father, Ariel Perelman meditates on the ways in which he is similar -- and so very different -- from his own dad.

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$5,384 (USA) (8 December 2006)

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$37,810 (USA) (9 March 2007)
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Refreshing movie, for a change
10 February 2007 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

Most modern Argentine movies are of dark, sad topics. This one is not quite a comedy, but not melodramatic either. Instead it is a pleasant film about family relationships. Father and son are attorneys in Buenos Aires but the son has never worked with his dad, although the father's office had a room for him. Instead he is a creative university professor of law, and meets his future wife there. When the son becomes a father himself, he takes stock of his life and realizes there is more to it than work. The movie is entertaining, but simple, and well acted. It hasn't yet been released in the US, but I saw it in Buenos Aires and English subtitles were available on the DVD.


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