AFTER LUCIA

DESPUES DE LUCIA

By Michel FRANCO

VODD - as BROAD

Drama - Completed 2012

After the death of her mother Lucía, teenage Alejandra (Tessa Ia) and her dad Roberto (Hernan Mendoza) have just moved to Mexico. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.

Festivals
& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2012
Un Certain Regard Grand Prix
San Sebastian FF 2012
Horizontes Latinos Special Mention
BFI London FF 2012
Official Competition
Chicago IFF 2012
International Film Competition The Silver Hugo Special Jury Prize
Stockholm IFF 2012
Competition
Tallinn Black Nights IFF 2012
Forum
Mar Del Plata IFF 2012
Competencia Latino Americana
Palm Spring IFF 2013
Best Foreign Language Film
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • MEXICO, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Michel FRANCO
    • Writer(s)
    • Michel FRANCO
    • Producer(s)
    • Alexis FRIDMAN (Lemon Films), Marco Polo CONSTANDSE (Filmadora Nacional)
    • Synopsis
    • Six months after the death of his wife in a car accident, Roberto and his teenage daughter Alejandra set off from Vallarta for a fresh start in Mexico City. Alejandra finds her feet more easily than Roberto but very soon, she has aroused the baser instincts in her classmates. Ashamed and unable to tell her father about the escalating bullying at school, Alejandra’s silence ultimately takes a dreadful toll.
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