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  • Tickets: €10.50/€9
  • Date: Sat, 9th Nov 2019
  • Time: 16:15 - 17:50
  • Duration: 95 mins
  • Venue: The Gate Cinema Cork City
  • Director: Franco Lolli
  • Producer(s): Toufik Ayadi, Christophe Barral
  • Screenwriter(s): Franco Lolli, Marie Amachoukeli, Virginie Legeay
  • Main Cast: Carolina Sanin, Leticia Gomez
  • Country: Colombia, France
  • Language(s): Subtitled
  • Year: 2019

Silvia (a superb Carolina Sanín) is a single mother devoted to her sweet, precocious five-year-old son Antonio (Antonio Martinez). Working as a deputy legal officer affords her financial independence, though she is caught up in a rumbling corruption charge against her firm that threatens to become a full-blown scandal. While she tries to convince her cantankerous mother to undergo cancer treatments, a love affair might be the last thing she needs, though it might also provide salvation from her despair. Franco Lolli’s heartfelt drama is a sincere, engrossing depiction of how real life gets in the way of big ambitions and best intentions. MH

Official Selection, Cannes Critics’ Week, 2019


The Gate Cinema Cork City
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street
Cork City, Cork T12 KN88 Ireland
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