By Sergio VERA


Comedy - Development 2014

To take care of business you have to take care of yourself first.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Comedy
    • Countries
    • MEXICO
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sergio VERA
    • Writer(s)
    • Sergio VERA
    • Producer(s)
    • Bernardo DE URQUIDI
    • Synopsis
    • Santiago is a free-lance writer and his life is somehow erratic. In his mother´s funeral he finds out his father, Don Manolo, has dementia. Concerned and in despite the rest of the family indifference, two older brothers and a younger sister; he decides to take care of his father
      At first he tries to bring his father to his own home but he doesn´t feel comfortable in it, and ends up moving to the family home, to the dismay of his brothers.
      While his life is complicated, he has two children from two divorces. And they have half-brothers of new marriages of their mothers. Santiago agreed to take over all the children on visits and walks.
      Santiago barely makes a living as a writer of articles and interviews, and has left out his true vocation as a "serious" writer. He is still in love with his second wife which he considers his "soul mate."
      And taking care of his father, his children, of those who are not their children, to deal with his two ex-wives, Santiago ends up taking care of himself, puts his life on priorities and ends up fighting for what is worthwhile.
      And he takes care of business with his brothers and sister and their "perfect" lives.
      Finally, he manages to keep the flame of love in his life, he stars to look forward for a bright future and settle down new terms of his family relations.
    • Partners & financing
    • Véritas Films. 20%
    • Production schedule
    • Preproduction starts in may 2014
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Sep 01, 2104
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