"LA CERCANIA"

Directed by Jorge Thielen Armand

In Vivo Films (France) / La Faena Films (Venezuela)

90 minutes / Drama

Casting: Sofia Armand, Jorge Armand...

With the support of:

Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine - Aide à l'écriture

Canadian Art Council

Tribeca Development Grant

Berlinale Script Station

TFL Script Lab

  • Logline: 

 

Sofia leaves her ageing father in economically-devastated Venezuela to join her former husband Kevin in France, where she plans to build a better future. But Kevin has a new family and Sofia must break free from their control over her, and ultimately renounce her old self in order to start anew.

  • About Juan Pablo González: 

 

Jorge Thielen Armand is a director and producer. His debut feature film, LA SOLEDAD (2016), premiered at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival and garnered over a dozen awards across a 50+ festival run, notably Miami Film Festival's Audience Award and the French Critics' Union Prize at the Festival of Latin American Cinema in Biarritz. The Institute of Contemporary Arts and MUBI released the film theatrically in the UK.​

His second feature film, LA FORTALEZA (2019), premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in January 2020 and has been selected to Cartagena International Film Festival, Visions du Réel and Guadalajara International Film Festival.

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