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Mateo Bendeski – Los Miembros De La Familia #Berlinale2019

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Mateo Bendeski tells us about this story of love family and fitness: a brother-sister family, confused love and the cure of the body as an exit strategy from pain.

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PODCAST| Angelo Acerbi interviews Mateo Bendeski, director of the film Los Miembros De La Familia.

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Taken from a famous book, the film was born as an original rendition of the classic coming of age film, using the marvelous two young actors. Steven Wouterlood tells us why he is interested in telling stories of children and their difficult position when adults are that entity needed but not understood.

Los Miembros De La Familia: As the youngest of the family, Sam’s afraid of dying last. Which explains his peculiar obsession with practicing being alone while on summer vacation. Then along comes unconventional Tess! She’s got a secret plan and needs Sam’s help to pull it off.

  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Mateo Bendeski
  • Interviewee role
    Director
  • Film title
    Los Miembros De La Familia
  • Festival section
    Panorama
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