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Las hijas de Abril (2017)

Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the ... See full summary »

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Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having a baby in the house, Clara decides to call their mother. April arrives, willing to her daughters, but we soon understand why Valeria had wanted her to stay away. Written by midoehab-66537

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Interesting plot, good acting
15 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

28th STOCKHOLM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. DAY 2, NOV 9th 2017. Swedish premiere.

‪With good performances overall and an interesting plot, the film works well as an exploration of family relations, manipulation and betrayal.‬

‪‪The fifth feature film from Mexican writer-director Michel Franco, "April's Daughter" (2017) was shot in Puerto Vallarta and Mexico City. Actors Emma Suárez, Ana Valeria Becrril, Enrique Arrizon and Joanna Larequi has a believable chemistry. Thematically powerful.‬


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