NCLAFF: Una película sobre parejas (A Film About Couples)
Dir. by Natalia Cabral, Oriol Estrada. Dominican Republic. 2021. 89 min. Spanish with English subtitles.
In equal parts a candid exposition of the cinematic industry and a joyful exploration of marriage. Natalia and Oriol are a couple of filmmakers in their 30s who have a little daughter named Lia. One day, they receive an offer to direct a documentary and they decide to make a film about couples in love. Natalia and Oriol interview many couples, always wanting to know how they get along and what their most typical problems are. But as filming progresses, wounds from their own relationship begin to open, fights and doubts seem to be endless. But finishing the film will be their opportunity to reformulate their love for each other and their love for cinema.
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)