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Filmfest DC - Family Life

Run Time: 81 Minutes


Family Life


Alicia Scherson, Cristián Jiménez

Chile, 2017


House-sitting for his distant cousin, Bruno, and his family, Martín (Jorge Becker) first does everything you worry about. He opens all the drawers, moves things around, and, of course, the cat runs off. Dutifully, he goes in search of it and meets single mother Paz (Gabriela Arancibia). She invites herself into Martin’s house and discovers photographs of Bruno’s wife and child. "Yeah, I just got divorced," Martín lies facilely. "No visitation rights. It’s a tragedy." The new relationship blossoms, but how long can Martín keep the story going? In the meantime, after several months, Bruno’s return is imminent. Family Life is a convincing co-directorship from Chilean film veterans Alicia Scherson (Il Futuro) and Cristián Jiménez (Bonsái). They share their unconventional humor and style, putting viewers on the wrong foot (for a while) in this fabulously acted, wry comedy.—International Film Festival Rotterdam



In Spanish with English Subtitles

Event Details

Filmfest DC - Family Life
Sunday, April 23, 2017 7:30 PM
Landmark's E Street Cinema  
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Ticket Options

General Admission - USD $13.00

Discount Packages

Packages offered through advance sale only unless otherwise noted. To purchase a package, please follow the links below:

Director's Package:
10 tickets for $100 ($140 value) plus $5.00 convenience fee
Weekday Package:
4 tickets for $45 ($56 value) plus $3.00 convenience fee

Event Map

Landmark's E Street Cinema  
555 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004