OTTAWA’S CINEMA FOR INTERNATIONAL AND INDEPENDENT MOVIES

Family United

(La Gran familia española)

Part of the Festival of New Spanish Cinema, organized in conjunction with the Embassy of Spain and Pragda!

Poster art for Family UnitedEfraín, the youngest of five brothers, asks his ten- year-old classmate, Carla, to marry him when they both turn 18. Eight years later, they’re still in love and keen to be married (you’ll see why), but who would have thought that Spain would be playing the World Cup finals in South Africa precisely on their wedding day?

Efraín will reunite his family on this day of national catharsis and with the entire country paralyzed by the game, each family member will be confronted with the most challenging match of their lives: accepting who they are and where they come from.

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"The director’s flair, combined with engagingly complex characters, make this the most enjoyable Spanish comedy for a good while."

Hollywood Reporter
 

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