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An Unexpected Love

El Amor Menos Pensado

Mercedes Morán and Ricardo Darín, two of Latin American cinema’s best-loved performers, co-star in Juan Vera’s smart romantic comedy

“Comedies like this are rare – not just for the mature age range, but for the wisdom packed into the observation... a sophisticated comedy” - The Sunday Age

The departure of their son to study abroad inspires a crisis of identity in first-time empty nesters Ana (Mercedes Morán) and Marco (Ricardo Darín). After almost three decades of marriage, Ana and Marco reluctantly admit – to themselves and each other – that something has shifted in their dynamic as a couple. They amicably agree to separate, but their empathy and optimism is put to the test when each begins to explore life beyond the safety and familiarity of their relationship.

  • DIRECTOR: Juan Vera
  • Duration: 129 mins
  • Country: Argentina
  • Language: Spanish with English subtitles
  • Date: 2018
  • Format: DCP, Colour
  • Courtesy: Palace Films
  • Source: Palace Films
  • Rating: M (Sex scenes and coarse language)

Event starts
Saturday 9 November, 2019
Event ends
Monday 18 November, 2019
Venue
Treasury Theatre
Venue Address
Lower Plaza, 1 Macarthur St
Location

Melbourne ,

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