11th Annual Latin American and Spanish Film Week

Alelí - Uruguay

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After the patriarch of the Mazzotti family dies, the sale of his house is imminent. All the members of his middle class family seem to have reached an agreement, but Ernesto, the elder son, cannot bring himself to go through with it. Although it has been a year since his father passed away, the idea of allowing the house he built to become a tacky cabin compound upsets him deeply. Due to an unexpected delay in the execution of the sale, the family embarks on a weekend of misguided anger, clashing wills, unresolved nostalgia, beach chairs, Bach flower remedies and run-ins with the law. A weekend where everyone will bump into each other, figurative and literally speaking. Alelí is an entertaining, endearing, sometimes wrenching comedy about family. Alelí was Uruguay’s entry to the Best International Film at the Oscars.

Film Language: Spanish with English subtitles

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    88 minutes
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  • Director
    Leticia Jorge