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by María Alché


Marcela’s world becomes strange and unfamiliar after her sister Rina dies. She feels lost in her own house, and her relationship with her husband and children seems to suffer. Nacho, a young friend of her daughter’s, unexpectedly calls round at her house, and together they walk and talk. Then Marcela gets a phone call from a distant relative who is trying to reach her, while at home she keeps up conversations with relatives from another dimension.

international title: A Family Submerged
original title: Familia sumergida
country: Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Norway
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: María Alché
screenplay: María Alché
cast: Mercedes Morán, Marcelo Subiotto, Esteban Bigliardi, Diego Velázquez, Laila Maltz, Federico Sack, Ia Arteta, Claudia Cantero, Laura López Moyano
cinematography by: Hélène Louvart
film editing: Lívia Serpa
art director: Mariela Rípodas
costumes designer: Mercedes Arturo
music: Luciano Azzigotti
producer: Barbara Francisco
co-producer: Tatiana Leite, Cristoph Friedel, Turid Øversveen
executive producer: Barbara Francisco
production: Pandora Filmproduktion, 4 1/2 Film AS, Pasto (AR), Bubbles Project (BR)
backing: NCAA, ANCINE, Sor Fond (NO), Visions Sud Est (CH), Film- Und Medienstifung NRW (DE) – Laboratorios de desarrollo

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