A 2012 Mexican film by director Antonio Mendez Esparza- Screenings on November 2nd & 7th
Winner of the top prize in the Critics' Week section of Cannes, Antonio Méndez Esparza's directorial debut radiantly captures the complex homecoming of a loving father. After many years in New York, Pedro returns home to Guerrero, Mexico, to an overwhelmed wife and daughters he barely knows. Pedro struggles to secure a job in town and establish his place as the head of the household. Just as the family begins to regain their balance, Pedro and his wife Teresa are thrown into turmoil, facing a difficult pregnancy and the prospect of a new child. A rare and authentic look into the realities of Mexican life and bureaucracy, the untrained cast offer moving performances that capture the love, traditions and customs many must leave behind. Garnering universal relevance, HERE AND THERE explores the rebirth of a family's relationship and a father's sacrifice to give his family an opportunity to succeed in a society destined to fail.
11/02/12, 7:00 PM
11/07/12, 4:15 PM
Watch the trailer:
Cost: All regular tickets to AFI FEST are FREE. To reserve individual tickets or to purchase an AFI FEST CINEPASS EXPRESS pass go to AFI.com/afifest.
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Sponsor(s): American Film Institute
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