Rara

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Chile | 2016 | 92 minutes | Pepa San Martín

A young girl on the cusp of adolescence has her home life thrown into upheaval when her father, dismayed that his daughters are being raised by a lesbian couple, seeks to regain custody.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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Nestled into a warm, supportive home shared with her mother Paula (Mariana Loyala), her mother's partner Lia (Agustina Munoz), and her younger sister Catalina (Emilia Ossandon), 13-year-old Sara (Julia Lubbert) takes her first cautious steps into the world of high school, boys, and independence. Alongside her best friend Pancha (Michaele Cristi), she deals with the ups and downs of adolescence as her unique home life is thrown into upheaval by her father's attempt to regain custody. Newcomer Julia Lubbert, in an assured performance, perfectly captures the awkward and often overwhelming realities of being a teenager and dealing with the rapidly changing world around you. Co-written by acclaimed author Alicia Scherson (Play), Pepa San Martin's debut feature is a fresh and surprising film that doesn't shy away from the truths of growing up in an unconventional family setting, without ever becoming a "lesson" film. Keenly observed and sensitively drawn, Rara is a movie for anyone who has fought to keep their head up in a world that just doesn't get it.

Director Biography
Born in Chile, Pepa San Martín studied acting and started her career acting and directing in theater productions. In 2011, her short film La Ducha screened at multiple international festivals. Rara is her first feature film.

Sponsored by Greater Seattle Business Association, MarQueen Hotel

  • Director: Pepa San Martín
  • Principal Cast: Mariana Loyola, Agustina Muñoz, Julia Lubbert, Emilia Ossandon, Daniel Muñoz, Michaele Cristi
  • Premiere Status: North American Premiere
  • Country: Chile, Argentina
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 92 minutes
  • Producer: Macarena López
  • Screenplay: Alicia Scherson, Pepa San Martín
  • Cinematographers: Enrique Stindt Art
  • Editors: Soledad Salfate
  • Music: Ignacio Pérez Marín
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Awards: Berlinale 2016 (Generation Award)
  • Filmography: Debut Feature Film
  • Language: Spanish
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP
  • International Sales: Latido Films