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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Official submission of Venezuela for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 91st Academy Awards in 2019. See more »
Social realism in Venezuela
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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