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Maternal

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Maura Delpero / IT, AR, 2019 / 91 min.

What is motherhood? Maternal is set within the confines of an Italian Catholic refuge for young expectant mothers in Buenos Aires. There, the two forms of mother hood – the single mother and the holy mother – regularly come into conflict.

poster Maternal (Maura Delpero, AR 2019)
Sister Paola is an Italian nun on the verge of taking her vows. Luciana is a teen mom struggling to take care of her daughter. Fatima, another teen with a young son, is pregnant with her second child. All three have difficulty with motherhood’s implications.

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Director

Maura Delpero

Production year

2019

Country

IT, AR

Original title

Maternal

Length

91 min.

Language

Spanish, Italian

Subtitles

ENG or NLD

Format

DCP

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still from Maternal (Maura Delpero, AR 2019)
still from Maternal (Maura Delpero, AR 2019)
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