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The Second Mother
September 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:25 pm
All screens Sold Out.
Screening Wed. Sept. 2 (5 days after it opens at the Laemmle)
A new film from Brazil showing 5 days after it opens at the Laemmle.
Rated 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Winner Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Jury Prize for Acting
Winner Berlin Film Festival Audience Award
“Brazil’s Regina Casé delivers a stunning performance as a housekeeper whose daughter upsets the status quo in Anna Muylaert’s riveting drama…dissects with both chilling precision and humor such matters as class differences, real mothers vs. caretakers, and whether privilege and one’s own station are things that can be questioned or changed.” – Boyd van Hoeij, Hollywood Reporter
“Brazilian filmmaker Anna Muylaert spins a culturally specific tale with universal appeal.” -Geoff Berkshire, Variety
“A deeply moving examination of the essence of family. ” – Claudia Puig, USA Today
“One of the most accomplished, sure-handed films of the [2015 Sundance Film] festival. ” – Sydney Levin, Indiewire
Language: Portugese (with English subtitles)
Length: 1 hr. 54 min.