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. But when Nacho, a young friend of her daughter’s, unexpectedly drops by, she starts to talk and walk with him. Gradually Marcela begins to have conversations with relatives from another dimension. 

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2018
Production country:
Argentina
Co production country:
Norway
Co production company:
4 1/2 Fiksjon AS
Producer:
Bárbara Francisco
Co producer:
Turid Øversveen

Director

  • María Alche

    María Alche (b. 1983) started her career as an actress, and played the lead in Lucrecia Martel’s film The Holy Girl (2004). She studied directing at the renowned film school ENERC in Buenos Aires, and has made two short films previously. A Family Submerged premiered at the Locarno film festival in Switzerland and is co-financed by Sørfond. 

Cast

Mercedes Morán
Marcelo Subiotto
Esteban Bigliardi
Diego Velazquez
Laila Maltz

Crew

Director:
María Alche
Screenplay:
María Alche
Cinematographer:
Hélène Louvart

Technical information

Genre:
Drama
Format:
DCP 2k
Length in mins:
91'
Language:
Spanish
Subtitles:
English

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