"A Sort of Family" in Main Competition at San Sebastian
Rodzina na sprzedaż (A Sort of Family), an international co-production directed by Diego Lerman, lensed by Wojciech Staroń and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, has been selected to screen in Main Competition at the 65th San Sebastian International Film Festival.
A list of new additions to this year’s Main Competition line-up at the 65th San Sebastian International Film Festival has been released. Among the announced titles is Rodzina na sprzedaż (A Sort of Family), an international co-production directed by Diego Lerman, lensed by Wojciech Staroń, and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute. The coming weeks will bring the release of further films selected for screening in Main Competition.
Rodzina na sprzedaż (A Sort of Family) – synopsis
Malena (38) is a middle class doctor living in Buenos Aires. She has recently lost a child. After this traumatic experience, she sets off on a journey to adopt a newborn baby from an impoverished family in northern Argentina. During her journey, Malena begins to hesitate and is torn by moral dilemmas. She wonders how far she might go to create the family she has been dreaming of.
Rodzina na sprzedaż (original title: Una Especie De Familia, English title: A Sort of Family) was made as a co-production between Poland, Argentina and Brazil. The film’s Polish producer is Staron-Film. This marks the second collaboration between Staron-Film and Diego Lerman. The script for the film, similarly to the script for their previous collaboration Refugiado, was written by Lerman in collaboration with María Meira. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.
The 65th San Sebastian International Film Festival runs from September 22 through September 30, 2017.
Further details are available at: www.sansebastianfestival.com/in.
Translated by Karolina Kołtun