April’s daughter/Las hijas de Abril

April's daughter/Las hijas de Abril

Director : Michel Franco /  Mexico / 103 /  Spanish / 2017

17 year-old Valeria is pregnant by her teenage boyfriend but she hasn’t informed her absent mother, April. When her sister Clara goes behind her back and calls April, their mother arrives full of concern, support and tenderness. But once the baby is born, it soon becomes clear why Valeria wanted to keep April as far away as possible.

Director and Screenplay Michael Franco
Producer Michael Franco,Lorenzo Vigas,MoisesZonana,
DoP Yves Cape
Editor Jorge Weisz Michael Franco
Sound Design Alejandro de Icaza
Cast Emma Suarez, Ana Valeria Becerril,Enrique Arrizon, Joanna Lareqi

Awards/ Festivals
Cannes Film Festival – Un Certain Regard- Special Jury Prize,
San Sebastian International Film Festival, Miskolc IFFF