April’s Daughter

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.

Friday, 15 September 2017 15:30 Pressburger screen (premiere)
Rendező: Michel Franco
Biography: The Mexican director was born in 1979.

2009 Daniel and Ana
2012 After Lucía
2015 Los Ojos
2015 Chronic

Producer: Michel Franco, Lorenzo Vigas, Moisés Zonana Production company: Lucía Films
Screenwriter: Michel Franco
Cinematographer: Yves Cape
Film editor: Jorge Weisz, Michel Franco
Cast: Emma Suárez, Ana Valeria Becerril, Enrique Arrizon, Joanna Larequi
Distributor: mk2 Films