Family Life – Official 2017 Sundance Selection from Chile (June 23 – June 29)

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Family Life – Official 2017 Sundance Selection from Chile (June 23 – June 29)

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San Diego Latino Film Festival presents Family Life!

In this Chilean dramedy and Official Sundance Selection, a distant relative house sits for a couple while they vacation in France. During his stay, he makes the house his own and falls for a local woman. The two develop a domestic routine that is threatened by the impending return of his family.

 

When a married couple decides to move to France with their young daughter for a few months, they ask a distant cousin, Martín, to house sit and take care of their cat. At 40 years old, Martín has no kids, no wife, and no job. Left to his own devices, Martín spends his days indoors chain-smoking, looking through their belongings, trying on their clothes, and moving the furniture around how he likes. He falls for Pachi, an attractive single mother. He brings her to the house and wins her over by posing as a divorcée who isn’t allowed to see his daughter because of his vindictive ex-wife. Before long, Pachi is bringing her young son over to the house, turning their casual fling into domestic bliss. As the imminent return of the real family gets closer and closer, Martín’s pseudo-family begins to unravel.

 

Critic Quotes:

“A sharply observed and poignant parable.” – The Hollywood Reporter

“Strange, caustic and most importantly funny, with a standout lead performance by Jorge Becker.” – The Playlist

 

 

Runtime: 80 minutes

Rating: UR

Director: Cristián Jiménez, Alicia Scherson

Country: Chile

Languages: Spanish w/ English subtitles

 

Showtimes:

Friday, June 23: 9:45

Saturday, June 24: 3:15, 7:15

Sunday, June 25: 8:00

Monday, June 26: 3:00, 9:00

Tuesday, June 27: 5:00, 9:00

Wednesday, June 28: 3:00, 7:15

Thursday, June 29: 3:00, 7:00, 9:00

 

FILM TICKETS:

$11 General Admission / $8.50 Students & Seniors / $7.50 Members. Tickets available at box office or online:

Buy Movie Tickets

Only at Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.

2921 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104.

(Off 805 Freeway on corner of 30th Street and El Cajon Blvd.)

CINEMA INFO:

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