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A Sort of Family

5.8
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Original title
Una especie de familia
Year
Running time
95 min.
Country
Argentina Argentina
Director
Screenwriter
Diego Lerman, María Meira
Music
José Villalobos
Cinematography
Wojciech Staron
Cast
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Producer
Co-production Argentina-Brazil-Poland-France-Germany; El Campo Cine / Bossa Nova Films / Staron Films / Bellota Films / 27 Films Production / INCAA / Productora MG / Red Rental / Snowglobe Films / Telefé
Genre
Drama | Adoption
Synopsis / Plot
Malena is a middle-class doctor in Buenos Aires. One afternoon she receives a call from Dr Costas, telling her she must leave immediately for the north of the country: the baby she was expecting is about to be born. Suddenly and almost without a thought, Malena decides to set out on an uncertain voyage, packed with crossroads at which she has to deal with all sorts of legal and moral obstacles to the extent that she constantly asks herself to what limits she is prepared to go to get the thing she wants most.

Awards
2017: San Sebastian Film Festival: Official selection
2017: Sur Awards: Best Original Screenplay & Upcoming Actress (Ávila). 8 Nom.
2018: Fenix Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Bárbara Lennie)
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