The Life After (La Vida Después)
  • Familia
Showings
California Theatre SJThu, Mar 5, 2015 9:45 PM Event Date Passed  
 
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EventType:Film
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Year Produced:2013
Runtime:90
Rating:NR
Genre:Drama
Premiere Status:United States
Production Country:Mexico
Language:Spanish
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:David Pablos
Executive Producer:Verónica Novelo Turcotte
Producer:Henner Hofmann
Karla Bukantz
Screenwriter:Gabriela Vidal
David Pablos
Music:Carlo Ayhllón
Cinematographer:José de la Torre
Editor:Miguel Salgado
Cast:Américo Hollander
Rodrigo Azuela
María Renée Prudencio
Description
A road trip revives the past for two brothers.

A note reads: “I had to leave – Mom.” Teenage brothers Rodrigo and Samuel embark on a cross-country road trip in search of their manic-depressive mother after she disappears, leaving behind only a note. The two brothers share a love-hate relationship, having reacted in opposite ways to an upbringing by a mother with an enduring mental illness. Younger brother Samuel remains hopeful, constantly worrying about his mother while older brother Rodrigo goes through life obstinately, given to an attitude of self-preservation in light of his mother’s neglect. Mexican director David Pablos’ debut film takes a hard look at the nature of familial bonds and the obligations they may create as a road trip pushes two brothers to confront each other and face the past. – Vivian Yuen
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