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Maternal (2019)

Lu is a disruptive, rebellious teenage mother. She lives with her daughter Nina in a women's refuge run by a group of nuns in Buenos Aires. The arrival of Paola, a sympathetic Italian nun ... See full summary »

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Maura Delpero

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Maura Delpero
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Cast

Cast overview:
Lidiya Liberman ... Sister Paola
Denise Carrizo Denise Carrizo ... Fatima
Agustina Malale Agustina Malale ... Luciana
Isabella Cilia Isabella Cilia ... Nina
Alan Rivas Alan Rivas ... Michael
Livia Fernán Livia Fernán ... Sister Pia
Marta Lubos Marta Lubos ... Mother Superior
Renata Palminiello Renata Palminiello ... Sister Bruna
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Lu is a disruptive, rebellious teenage mother. She lives with her daughter Nina in a women's refuge run by a group of nuns in Buenos Aires. The arrival of Paola, a sympathetic Italian nun who takes a shine to Nina, coincides with Lu going missing. What ensues is a sensitively realized and ultimately heartbreaking portrait of life in a refuge.

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Country:

Italy | Argentina

Language:

Spanish | Italian

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (Switzerland) See more »

Also Known As:

Hogar See more »

Filming Locations:

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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