My Friend From the Park

Thu 7 July / Town Hall Studio / 14.30
2015 / Argentina, Uruguay / 84min
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“An unexpected friendship is the catalyst to explore class conflict, female solidarity and the responsibilities of single motherhood in Ana Katz’s engaging My Friend From the Park.— Screen Daily

Mi Amiga del Parque

Liz is struggling to adjust to her new life as a mother. With her husband away for work, she has left her job to stay at home and care for their baby. Feeling lost, Liz begins taking her baby to the neighborhood park, where she strikes up a friendship with the spontaneous Rosa. It’s liberating, but freedom soon turns to paranoia, and Liz begins to suspect Rosa’s true intentions when she is sucked into Rosa’s world of stolen cars, unstable sisters, and shady pasts.

Winner: Screenwriting Award (World Cinema – Dramatic), Sundance Film Festival 2016

Director Ana Katz
Cast Julieta Zylberberg, Ana Katz, Maricel Álvarez, Mirella Pascual, Malena Figó, Daniel Hendler
Script Ana Katz
Producers Nicolas Avruj, Diego Lerman, Ana Katz, Agustina Chiarino, Fernando Epstein, Ignacio Rey, Gastón Rothschild

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