El hijo de la novia

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A family wedding brings out the best and the worst in the various parties involved in this warm but pointed comedy-drama. Rafael Belvedere (Ricardo Darin) makes his living running the restaurant ran by his father, Nino (Hector Alterio), and the combination of a stressful job and familial tensions are wearing him down to a frazzle. Rafael is divorced from his wife, Sandra (Claudia Fontan), he's all but a stranger to his daughter, Vicky (Gimena Nobile), and it's been almost a year since he last paid a visit to his mother, Norma (Norma Aleandro), who is battling Alzheimer's in a retirement home. Rafael has a girlfriend, Naty (Natalia Verbeke), but after a long day of work and dealing with his father, she finds he rarely wants to do anything but watch old reruns on television. With Norma's health declining, Nino decides that he wants to renew their wedding vows and give his wife the nice church service he couldn't afford when he was younger; however, arranging the affair turns out to be far more complicated than either Rafael or Nino imagined, and the circumstances lead to some profound changes for father, son, and the rest of the family. El Hijo de la Novia was directed by Juan Jose Campanella, who in recent years has been dividing his time between helming feature films in his native Argentina and directing episodic television in America. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Grouped Work ID5b970b7c-0fdb-a805-362b-bb845b84b1a1
Grouping Titlehijo de la novia
Grouping Authorsony pictures classics
Grouping Categorymovie
Last Grouping Update2019-02-06 01:08:21AM
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auth_author2Aleandro, Norma.
Alterio, Héctor, 1929-
Blanco, Eduardo, 1958-
Blanco, Fernando, 1961-
Campanella, Juan José.
Castets, Fernando, 1959-
Darín, Ricardo, 1957-
Nóbile, Gimena.
Verbeke, Natalia, 1975-
author2-roleAleandro, Norma.
Alterio, Héctor,1929-
Blanco, Eduardo,1958-
Blanco, Fernando,1961-
Campanella, Juan José.
Castets, Fernando,1959-
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Darín, Ricardo,1957-
Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales (Argentina)
Instituto de Cine (Spain)
Jempsa Entertainment (Firm)
Nóbile, Gimena.
Patagonik Film Group.
Pol-Ka Producciones.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Tornasol Films.
Verbeke, Natalia,1975-
Vía Digital (Firm)
available_at_wilkinsonTelluride Wilkinson Library
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display_descriptionRafael is a 42-year-old divorced father and restaurant owner who is overwhelmed with life. He feels guilty that he doesn't visit his mother, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease; he lives in his father's shadow; he doesn't spend enough time with his daughter and he can't commit to his girlfriend. When a series of unexpected events happen, Rafael re-evaluates his life.
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ils:.b2318078xDVDMoviesWidescreen version.SpanishSony Pictures Classics :[2002]1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Feature films
Mothers and sons -- Drama
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title_displayEl hijo de la novia
title_fullEl hijo de la novia [videorecording] / A Sony Pictures Classic release, Pol-ka Producciones, Patagonik Film Group, Jempsa, Tornasol Films una coproduccion Argentino-Española cum el apayu del INCAA y del ICAA con la colaboración de Via Digital una pelicula de Juan Jose Campanella ; producers, Fernando Blanco ... [and others] ; writers, Fernando Castets, Juan Jose Campanella ; director, Juan Jose Campanella
title_shortEl hijo de la novia
topic_facetMothers and sons