Familia Rodante

Film, Comedy
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Familia Rodante
The opening close-ups of gabbling caged birds prove all too apt here: charting an extended family’s cross-country odyssey to a distant relative’s wedding, Pablo Trapero’s road movie-cum-domestic saga can feel a bit like being trapped in a cramped, sweaty trailer with an exotic menagerie. Under Grandma’s matriarchal eye, various siblings and their partners squabble, flirt and bond while the grandkids range from rock chick romantic refugee to horny adolescent to junior dog-lover. Keeping track of the myriad (somewhat soapy) plotlines is a challenge but Trapero is adept at realising moments of simmering irritation or sexual tension and, despite the often confined quarters, keeps his shots mobile and filled with colour. 

By: BW

Release details

Rated: 15
Release date: Friday November 18 2005
Duration: 103 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Pablo Trapero
Screenwriter: Pablo Trapero
Cast: Graciana Chironi
Leila Gomez
Bernardo Bernardo
Nicolás López
Liliana Capurro
Ruth Dobel
Laura Glave
Federico Esquerro

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Robert Thornton

Hardly anything to write home about, pretty boring most of the time with very little out of the ordinary to offer