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The Family (2017)

La familia (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama | 3 August 2018 (USA)
Andres and his 12 year old son Pedro lives in a blue-collar violent neighborhood in the outskirts of Caracas but hardly see each other. One day Andres comes home Pedro has gotten himself in serious trouble after hurting a boy in a fight.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Giovanni García Giovanni García ... Andrés
Reggie Reyes Reggie Reyes ... Pedro
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Storyline

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.

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Venezuela | Chile | Norway

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

3 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,030, 5 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,696, 4 October 2018
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1.85 : 1
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Official submission of Venezuela for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019. See more »

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Social realism in Venezuela
15 November 2017 | by Morten_5See all my reviews

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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