Las Hijas de Abril / 2017 / Mexico / 103 min
17 year-old Valeria is pregnant by her teenage boyfriend, but she hasn't informed her absent mother, April. When her sister Clara goes behind her back and calls April, their mother arrives full of concern, support and tenderness. But once the baby is born, it soon becomes clear why Valeria wanted to keep April as far away as possible. Winner of the ‘Un Certain Regard’ in Cannes.
The Mexican director was born in 1979.
2009 Daniel and Ana
2012 After Lucía
2015 Los Ojos
Michel Franco, Lorenzo Vigas, Moisés Zonana Production company: Lucía Films
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Emma Suárez, Ana Valeria Becerril, Enrique Arrizon, Joanna Larequi