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21 August 2019

Maternal (first feature)

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Maternal (Hogar)

Maternal (Hogar)

Maternal (Hogar)

original title:

HOGAR

directed by:

cast:

Lidiya Liberman, Renata Palminiello, Denise Carrizo, Agustina Malale, Marta Lubos, Isabella Celia

screenplay:

cinematography:

Soledad Rodriguez

editing:

Ilaria Fraioli, Luca Mattei

set design:

Yamila Fontan

costume design:

Jam Monti

production:

Dispàrte, Vivo film, Campo Cine, Rai Cinema, supported by MiBAC, with the support of Regione Lazio, Ibermedia, INCAA, IDM Südtirol – Alto Adige Film Fund & Commission

world sales:

country:

Italy/Argentina

year:

2019

film run:

91'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (17/07/2019)

festivals & awards:

The Hogar is a paradoxical world in which the precocious maternity of a group of teens lives together with the vow of chastity made by the nuns who welcomed them, between rigid rules and Christian love.
Sister Paola has just arrived in Buenos Aires from Italy to finish her novitiate and take her final vows at the Hogar, an Italian religious centre for teen mums in Buenos.
Lu and Fati are 17-year-olds abruptly converted into mothers.
Three different women who will influence each other's lives and their relationship with motherhood.