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Andres (35) and his son Pedro (12) live in blue-collar neighborhood of Caracas and they hardly see each other. While Andres uses his time with his jobs, Pedro walks around the streets playing with his friends and learning from the violent place that surrounds him.
28th STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. DAY 2, NOV 9th 2017. Swedish premiere.
Harsh, brutal and engaging, it tells the story of a father and his 12-year-old son living in the poorer parts of Caracas, Venezuela.
Written and directed by Gustavo Rondón Córdova, "La familia" (2017) is his feature film debut, after five previous short films. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it was the first film from Venezuela to ever be part of the Cannes Critics' Week competition.
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