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The Family (2017)

La familia (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama | 3 August 2018 (USA)
Andrés and his 12 year old son Pedro live in a violent neighborhood in Caracas, but they hardly see each other. One day, Andrés comes home and finds out that Pedro has gotten himself in serious trouble after hurting a boy in a fight.
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Giovanni García Giovanni García ... Andrés
Reggie Reyes Reggie Reyes ... Pedro
Kirvin Barrios Kirvin Barrios ... Johnny
Ninoska Silva Ninoska Silva ... Zoraida
Indira Jimenez Indira Jimenez ... Betty
Luis Abraham Bandres Luis Abraham Bandres ... Leover, the Murdered Child
Vicente Quintero Vicente Quintero ... González, the Head Waiter
Mariú Ayard Mariú Ayard ... Mrs. Clara
Dixon Acosta Dixon Acosta ... Norman, Liquor Buyer
Tatiana Mabo Tatiana Mabo ... Lift Attendant
Alberto González Alberto González ... Hostel Administrator
Morris Merentes Morris Merentes ... Mechanic
Natacha Pérez Natacha Pérez ... Mrs. Clara's Maid
Dhainer Iztúriz Dhainer Iztúriz ... El Beibi, Man in Motorcycle
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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.

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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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3 August 2018 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,030, 5 August 2018

Gross USA:

$3,696

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,696
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