Madre

Madre

A FILM BY: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
WRITTEN BY: Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen
STARRING: Marta Nieto, Jules Porier, Alex Brendemühl

Ten years have gone by since Elena’s six-year old son has disappeared. The last thing she heard of him was a phone call he gave her, saying that he was lost on a beach in France and couldn’t find his father. Nowadays, Elena lives on this same beach and manages a restaurant. She is finally beginning to emerge from this tragic episode when she meets a French teenager who strongly reminds her of her lost son. the two of them will embark on a relationship which will sow chaos and distrust around them.

In Spanish with English subtitles

“Rodrigo Sorogoyen expands his Oscar-nominated white-knuckler of a short in a most unexpected way: slower, calmer and imbued with metaphysical mystery.” — Variety
 
“[Sorogoyen] demonstrates a masterful control of the emotional rhythms that ebb and flow throughout the film to unsettling and potent effect as he scrutinizes the long-term aftermath of a mother's loss of a child.” — Screen International

Technical Information

Production Year: 2020
Country of Origin: Spain
Language: Spanish
Run Time: 129 mins
Format: Digital